Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2017

296 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190659349

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Unusually Cruel

Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

Marc Morjé Howard

  • Conducts a comparative study of major Western prison systems to highlight distinctions between the US and other advanced, industrialized democracies
  • Engaging and dynamic assessment of American incarceration that not only critiques the current structure but also provides possible solutions
  • Employs quantitative and especially qualitative data in order to provide a comprehensive analysis

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