This Is My Jail : Local Politics and the Rise of Mass Incarceration /
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This Is My Jail : Local Politics and the Rise of Mass Incarceration /

While state and federal prisons like Attica and Alcatraz occupy a central place in the national consciousness, most incarceration in the United States occurs within the walls of local jails. In This Is My Jail, Melanie D. Newport situates the late twentieth-century escalation of mass incarceration i...

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Main Author: Newport, Melanie D.
Corporate Author: JSTOR
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2023]
Series:Politics and culture in modern America.
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Access:Online version
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