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Published: 09 April 2009

280 Pages | 2 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195387209

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Imprisoning Communities

How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Todd R Clear

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • Bringing new empirical evdience to bear on the understudied problem of the consequences of mass incarceration, Todd Clear demonstrates how mass incarceration actually leads to more in crime in America's cities
  • As prison populations continue to grow, the strains and stresses mass imprisonment places on communities, prisoners, and the entire criminal justice system will continue to dominate the public debate on crime

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