The punitive state: crime, punishment, and imprisonment across the United States

The punitive turn -- Understanding the punitive turn -- Trends in imprisonment -- Exploring variations in imprisonment -- Explaining variations in imprisonment -- The problem with punitiveness -- Measuring punitiveness -- Punitiveness across measures -- Punitiveness across offense types -- Punitiven...

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Main Author: Frost, Natasha (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York LFB Scholarly Publ. 2006
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The punitive turn -- Understanding the punitive turn -- Trends in imprisonment -- Exploring variations in imprisonment -- Explaining variations in imprisonment -- The problem with punitiveness -- Measuring punitiveness -- Punitiveness across measures -- Punitiveness across offense types -- Punitiveness over time, 1990-2000 -- Understanding variations in punitiveness
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-263) and index
Physical Description:XI, 267 S graph. Darst 23 cm
ISBN:9781593321765
1593321767