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

Author: Marie Gottschalk
Publisher: New York ; Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the last three decades, the United States has built a carceral state that is unprecedented among Western countries, with nearly one in 50 adult Americans incarcerated today. This book examines the development of the movements that mediated the construction of the carceral state.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Gottschalk
ISBN: 9780521864275 0521864275 9780521682916 0521682916 0511224613 9780511224614
OCLC Number: 62281451
Awards: Short-listed for J. David Greenstone Award - Politics and History Section 2007
Short-listed for J. David Greenstone Award - Politics and History Section.
Description: xiii, 451 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The prison and the gallows : the construction of the carceral state in America --
Law, order, and alternative explanations --
Unlocking the past : the nationalization and politicization of law and order --
The carceral state and the welfare state : the comparative politics of victims --
Not the usual suspects : feminists, women's groups, and the anti-rape movement --
The battered women's movement and the development of penal policy --
From rights to revolution : prison activism and the carceral state --
Capital punishment, the courts, and the early origins of the carceral state, 1920s-1960s --
The power to punish and execute : the political development of capital punishment, 1972 to today --
Conclusion : Whither the carceral state?
Series Title: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Responsibility: Marie Gottschalk.
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