Big prisons, big dreams : crime and the failure of America's penal system /
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Big prisons, big dreams : crime and the failure of America's penal system /

"The American prison system has grown tenfold since the 1970s, but crime rates in the United States have not decreased. This doesn't surprise Michael J. Lynch, a critical criminologist, who argues that our oversized prison system is a product of our consumer culture, the public's inac...

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Main Author: Lynch, Michael J.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Series:Critical issues in crime and society.
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Access:Online version
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