The politics of imprisonment: how the democratic process shapes the way America punishes offenders

The democratic process & imprisonment -- Explaining penal regime variation : political structures & collective agency -- The case of California : neo-populism & retribution -- Washington State deliberates : from fortress prison to de-escalation -- New York : elite pragmatism & manage...

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Main Author: Barker, Vanessa
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2009
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Summary:The democratic process & imprisonment -- Explaining penal regime variation : political structures & collective agency -- The case of California : neo-populism & retribution -- Washington State deliberates : from fortress prison to de-escalation -- New York : elite pragmatism & managerialism -- Democratic governance, social trust & penal order -- Appendix A: Selected US imprisonment rates, 1971-2006
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:IX, 252 S.
ISBN:9780195370027