The Resource Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health, (ebook)

Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health, (ebook)

Label
Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health
Title
Decarcerating America
Title remainder
from mass punishment to public health
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful call for reform. NPRAn all-star team of criminal justice experts present timely, innovative, and humane ways to end mass incarcerationMass incarceration will end-there is an emerging consensus that we've been locking up too many people for too long. But with more than 2. 2 million Americans behind bars right now, how do we go about bringing people home? Decarcerating America collects some of the leading thinkers in the criminal justice reform movement to strategize about how to cure America of its epidemic of mass punishment. With sections on front-end approaches, as well as improving prison conditions and re-entry, the book includes pieces by leaders across the criminal justice reform movement: Danielle Sered of Common Justice describes successful programs for youth with violent offenses; Robin Steinberg of the Bronx Defenders argues for more resources for defense attorneys to diminish plea bargains; Kathy Boudin suggests changes to the parole model; Jeannie Little offers an alternative for mental health and drug addiction issues; and Eric Lotke offers models of new industries to replace the prison economy. Editor Ernest Drucker applies the tools of epidemiology to help us cure what he calls a plague of prisons. Decarcerating America will be an indispensable roadmap as the movement to challenge incarceration in America gains critical mass-it shows us how to get people out of prisons, and the more appropriate responses to crime. The ideas presented in this volume are what we are fighting for when we fight against the New Jim Crow
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
364.60973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Imprisonment
  • Prisons
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Punishment
  • Correctional law
  • Law reform
  • Imprisonment
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620972793
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12065302
Specific material designation
remote
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12065302
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MWT12065302
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Decarcerating America : from mass punishment to public health, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620972793
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12065302
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12065302
System control number
MWT12065302
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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