Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health /

Mass incarceration will end--there is an emerging consensus that we've been locking up too many people for too long. But with more than 2.2 million Americans behind bars right now, how do we go about bringing people home? Decarcerating America collects some of the leading thinkers in the crimin...

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Imprint:New York : The New Press, 2018.
©2018
Description:1 online resource (viii, 319 pages) : charts
Language:English
Subject:Imprisonment -- United States.
Prisons -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Punishment -- United States.
Correctional law -- United States.
Law reform -- United States.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects -- United States.
LAW -- Criminal Law.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Penology.
Correctional law.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Imprisonment.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects.
Law reform.
Prisons -- Law and legislation.
Punishment.
United States.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12647380
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Other authors / contributors:Drucker, Ernest M., 1940- editor.
ISBN:9781620972793
1620972794
9781620972786
1620972786
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:Mass incarceration will end--there is an emerging consensus that we've been locking up too many people for too long. But with more than 2.2 million Americans behind bars right now, how do we go about bringing people home? Decarcerating America collects some of the leading thinkers in the criminal justice reform movement to strategize about how to cure America of its epidemic of mass punishment.
Other form:Print version: Decarcerating America. New York : The New Press, 2018 9781620972786