The Resource Downsizing prisons : how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration, Michael Jacobson

Downsizing prisons : how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration, Michael Jacobson

Label
Downsizing prisons : how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration
Title
Downsizing prisons
Title remainder
how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration
Statement of responsibility
Michael Jacobson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Over two million people are incarcerated in America's prisons and jails, eight times as many since 1975. Mandatory minimum sentencing, parole agencies intent on sending people back to prison, three-strike laws, for-profit prisons, and other changes in the legal system have contributed to this spectacular rise of the general prison population. After overseeing the largest city jail system in the country, Michael Jacobson knows first-hand the inner workings of the corrections system. In Downsizing Prisons, he convincingly argues that mass incarceration will not, as many have claimed, reduce cri
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
364.6/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.J317 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Downsizing prisons : how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration, Michael Jacobson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : bloated prisons -- Mass incarceration -- Unintended consequences -- A new reality for prison systems -- Why prison growth does not reduce crime -- Why parole and probation policies need to change -- Success stories -- Downsizing prisons
Control code
ocn560153957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814742747
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24350345
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)560153957
  • pebcs0814742742

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