Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 2020

248 Pages | 40 b&w line drawings


ISBN: 9780197513170

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The Insidious Momentum of American Mass Incarceration

Franklin E. Zimring

  • Argues that the most powerful enemy of efforts to reduce excess incarceration lie in the mudane facets of state and local government
  • Seeks a comprehensive understanding of when, how, and why the United States became the world leader in incarceration