Journals Higher Education

$31.95

Hardcover

Published: 01 June 2016

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190246440


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Prison Break

Why Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration

David Dagan and Steven Teles

Studies in Post War American Political Development

  • Argues, counter to the conventional wisdom, that the conservative embrace of criminal justice reform is not primarily about money
  • Provides the most comprehensive account both of the rise of the conservative reform movement and of the criminal justice reforms that have swept the states in the last 10 years
  • Features interviews with of the major players in the conservative criminal justice reform movement
  • Provides a theory for how to create breakthroughs in other policy areas amid political polarization
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