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Published: 11 May 2017

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199976065

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Breaking the Pendulum

The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps

  • Presents students, teachers, and scholars with a way to think about change in the criminal justice system.
  • Provides a new way of thinking about the processes of criminal justice development from the birth of the prison through contemporary reforms.
  • Written in an engaging and accessible manner that will appeal to students new to the area and experienced researchers familiar with the existing literature alike
  • Contributes mid-level theoretical claims designed to capitalize on, and offer a complement to, large-scale theory and thick description

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