Ironies of Imprisonment

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ISBN-13:
9781452237398
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
256
Autor:
Michael Welch
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Ironies of Imprisonment examines in-depth an array of problems confronting correctional programs and policies from the author's singular and consistent critical viewpoint. The book challenges the prevailing logic of mass incarceration and traces the ironies of imprisonment to their root causes, manifesting in social, political, economic, and racial inequality. Unique and accessible, this book promises to stimulate spirited discussion and debate over the use of prisons.


 

Ironies of Imprisonment examines in-depth an array of problems confronting correctional programs and policies from the author's singular and consistent critical viewpoint. The book challenges the prevailing logic of mass incarceration and traces the ironies of imprisonment to their root causes, manifesting in social, political, economic, and racial inequality. Unique and accessible, this book promises to stimulate spirited discussion and debate over the use of prisons.

 

Preface
Foreward - By Todd R. Clear, Distinguished Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
1. Introduction
2. Discovery of the Penitentiary
3. Critical Penology
4. War on Drugs and Just War Theory
5. Health Care Crisis Behind Bars
6. Reproducing Prison Violence
7. Ironies of Capital Punishment
8. War on Terror and the Misuse of Detention
9. Punitive Profit
10. Confronting Corrections
References
Cases

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