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The prison and the gallows : the politics of mass incarceration in America /

Throughout American history, crime and punishment have been central features of American political development. This book examines the development of four key movements that mediated the construction of the carceral state in important ways: the victims' movement, the women's movement, the...

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Main Author: Gottschalk, Marie.
Corporate Author: ACLS Humanities Ebook.
Format: Online Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series:Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Access:Online version
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