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Crime and punishment in America : [why the solutions to America's most stubborn social crisis have not worked, and what will]

Author: Elliott Currie
Publisher: Metropolitan Books : Henry Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are five times as many American's behind bars today as in 1970. Yet despite some limited recent declines in crime rates, we remain by far the most violent industrial society on earth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Currie
ISBN: 0805048359 9780805048353
OCLC Number: 427203963
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 230 pages
Other Titles: Crime & punishment in America
Responsibility: Elliott Currie.

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There are five times as many American's behind bars today as in 1970. Yet despite some limited recent declines in crime rates, we remain by far the most violent industrial society on earth.

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