America's jails: the search for human dignity in an age of mass incarceration

Degradation and disorientation: a glimpse into the Cook County jail -- What is the purpose of a jail? -- A matter of dignity -- Why do we stigmatize inmates? disgust, contempt, and fear in American jails -- What can we do? responding to a crisis -- Conclusion: can we reform the jail? -- Acknowledgme...

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Main Author: Jeffreys, Derek S. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York New York University Press [2018]
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Summary:Degradation and disorientation: a glimpse into the Cook County jail -- What is the purpose of a jail? -- A matter of dignity -- Why do we stigmatize inmates? disgust, contempt, and fear in American jails -- What can we do? responding to a crisis -- Conclusion: can we reform the jail? -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VII, 223 Seiten
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ISBN:9781479814824
9781479838622
1479838624
1479814822