text Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform

"Pfaff argues that existing accounts of the causes of mass incarceration are fundamentally misguided. The most widely accepted explanations--the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons--actually te... Read more
American exceptionalism -- Conventional unwisdom: the war on drugs -- A brief history of time (served) -- Conventional unwisdom: private prisons, public spending -- The state of reform: what's happened, and what's at stake -- The man behind the cu... Read more
viii, 311 pages ; 25 cm
Basic Books 2017

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