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Author: Marie Gottschalk
Publisher: Princeton University Press, [2015]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Gottschalk
ISBN: 0691164053 9780691164052 9781322315133 1322315132
OCLC Number: 900396421
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Figures xi List of Abbreviations xiii Chapter 1 Introduction The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics 1 Part I The Political Economy of Penal Reform 23 Chapter 2 Show Me the Money, The Great Recession and the Great Confinement 25 Chapter 3 Squaring the Political Circle, The New Political Economy of the Carceral State 48 Chapter 4 What Second Chance?, Reentry and Penal Reform 79 Chapter 5 Caught Again, Justice Reinvestment and Recidivism 98 Part II The Politics of Race and Penal Reform 117 Chapter 6 Is Mass Incarceration the "New Jim Crow"? Racial Disparities and the Carceral State 119 Chapter 7 What's Race Got to Do with It?, Bolstering and Challenging the Carceral State 139 Part III The Metastasizing Carceral State 163 Chapter 8 Split Verdict, The Non, Non, Nons and the "Worst of the Worst" 165 Chapter 9 The New Untouchables, The War on Sex Offenders 196 Chapter 10 Catch and Keep, The Criminalization of Immigrants 215 Chapter 11 The Prison beyond the Prison, The Carceral State and Growing Political and Economic Inequalities in the United States 241 Chapter 12 Bring It On, The Future of Penal Reform, the Carceral State, and American Politics 258 Acknowledgments 283 Notes 285 Select Bibliography 411 Index 439


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"Gottschalk provides a systematic, surprising, and scathing critique of the prison state... Caught may well be the best book on this subject to appear in decades."--Glenn C. Altschuler, Huffington Read more...

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