By Marc Mauer
In this revised version of his seminal e-book on race, classification, and the legal justice procedure, Marc Mauer, govt director of 1 of the U.S.’ best felony justice reform enterprises, deals the main updated glance on hand at 3 many years of legal enlargement in America.
Including newly written fabric on contemporary advancements below the Bush management and up-to-date statistics, graphs, and charts all through, the ebook tells the tragic tale of runaway progress within the variety of prisons and jails and the overreliance on imprisonment to stem difficulties of monetary and social improvement. referred to as “sober and nuanced” by means of Publishers Weekly, Race to Incarcerate files the big monetary and human toll of the “get difficult” stream, and argues for extra humane—and productive—alternatives.
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