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The Resource Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon

Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon

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Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America
Title
Mass incarceration on trial
Title remainder
a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Simon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Once the home of the most progressive prison system in the United States, California has now become the most extreme example of mass incarceration since the 1980s. In this inspired and original work, prize-winning criminal justice author Jonathan Simon argues that California provides a crucial window for learning what has gone wrong with American justice. The Supreme Court's recent 5-4 ruling in the landmark Brown v. Plata case, a culmination of more than twenty years of litigation about medical and mental health care in California's massive prison system, guarantees that Californi
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simon, Jonathan
Dewey number
344.7303/5
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9730
LC item number
.S566 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Prisons
  • Correctional law
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Punishment
  • LAW
  • Correctional law
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Prisons
  • Punishment
  • United States
  • Gefängnis
  • Überbelegung
  • Rechtsprechung
  • USA
Label
Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Total Incapacitation; 2 The House of Fear; 3 Engines of Madness; 4 Torture on the Installment Plan; 5 Places of Extreme Peril; 6 Dignity Cascade; 7 The New Common Sense of High- Crime Societies; Notes; Index
Control code
884594604
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781336019232
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40024267709
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 733209
  • ad216f02-0496-4d99-ae0c-82ad96fdc3fa
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884594604
Label
Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Total Incapacitation; 2 The House of Fear; 3 Engines of Madness; 4 Torture on the Installment Plan; 5 Places of Extreme Peril; 6 Dignity Cascade; 7 The New Common Sense of High- Crime Societies; Notes; Index
Control code
884594604
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781336019232
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40024267709
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 733209
  • ad216f02-0496-4d99-ae0c-82ad96fdc3fa
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884594604

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