American prisons: their past, present and future

Introduction -- A brief history of imprisonment in America (1600-1900) -- The twentieth century prison building binge -- Federal prisons in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- Profiting from punishment: corporations and American prisons -- The final solution - capital punishment -- Less visi...

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Main Author: Musick, David
Contributors: Gunsaulus-Musick, Kristine (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2017
In:Year: 2017
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Summary:Introduction -- A brief history of imprisonment in America (1600-1900) -- The twentieth century prison building binge -- Federal prisons in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- Profiting from punishment: corporations and American prisons -- The final solution - capital punishment -- Less visible prison minorities - women, children and the elderly -- Prison by-products - violence and disease -- The future of prisons in the United States
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xi, 242 Seiten Diagramme
ISBN:9781138805798
9781138805781