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The "million dollar inmate": the financial and social burden of nonviolent offenders

An introduction to the million dollar inmate -- Punishment in the 20th century : run-on sentences -- Sentencing today : a sentence is a sentence-- period! -- Prison conditions -- The financial costs of incarceration : an overview -- Expensive prisoners -- The social costs of incarceration : the hidd...

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Main Author: Ahn-Redding, Heather
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] Lexington Books 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:An introduction to the million dollar inmate -- Punishment in the 20th century : run-on sentences -- Sentencing today : a sentence is a sentence-- period! -- Prison conditions -- The financial costs of incarceration : an overview -- Expensive prisoners -- The social costs of incarceration : the hidden yet expensive side of prison -- Retribution : can we have our 'just desert' and eat it too? -- Incapacitation : if we lock them up, maybe they'll just go away! -- Some specifics on deterrence, in general -- Rehabilitation and treatment : where is the correction in our correctional institutions? -- The benefits of incarceration - real and perceived -- Policy recommendations
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description:XIV, 241 S.
ISBN:0739114964
9780739114964