The Resource Smart on crime : the struggle to build a better American penal system, Garrick L. Percival

Smart on crime : the struggle to build a better American penal system, Garrick L. Percival

Label
Smart on crime : the struggle to build a better American penal system
Title
Smart on crime
Title remainder
the struggle to build a better American penal system
Statement of responsibility
Garrick L. Percival
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The most punitive era in American history reached its apex in the 1990s, but the trend has reversed in recent years. Smart on Crime: The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System examines the factors causing this dramatic turnaround. It relates and echoes the increasing need and desire on the part of actors in the American government system to construct a penal system that is more rational and humane.Author Garrick L. Percival points out that the prison boom did not naturally emerge as a governmental response to increasing crime rates. Instead, political forces actively built and shaped
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
364.60973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV9304
LC item number
.P47 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Smart on crime : the struggle to build a better American penal system, Garrick L. Percival
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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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
Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Smart on Crime Politics; Chapter 2: Collapse of the Rehabilitative Model and Rise of the Tough on Crime Coalition; Chapter 3: Crisis and Opportunity in the American Penal System; Chapter 4: Prisoner Reentry and the Politics of the Second Chance Act; Chapter 5: Fair Sentencing Act of 2010; Chapter 6: Texas; Chapter 7: Ohio; Chapter 8: California; Chapter 9: Evaluating the Smart on Crime Movement; References; Back Cover
Control code
ocn913513739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781498703130
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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811128
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34852025
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913513739
  • ebl1498703143

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