Cheap on Crime : Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment /
After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through f...
University of California Press,
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- Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Talking about Money and Punishment; 2. A Fiscal History of Mass Incarceration; 3. The Financial Crisis of 2007 and the Birth of Humonetarianism; 4. The New Correctional Discourse of Scarcity: From Ideals to Money on Death Row; 5. The New Coalitions of Financial Prudence: From Tough on Crime to the Drug Truce; 6. The New Carceral Wheeling and Dealing: From Incapacitation to the Inmate Export Business; 7. The New Inmate as a Fiscal Subject: From Ward to Consumer; 8. The Future of Humonetarianism; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D.
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