The Resource Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon

Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon

Label
Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America
Title
Mass incarceration on trial
Title remainder
a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Simon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once the home of the most progressive prison system in the United States, California has now become the most extreme example of mass incarceration since the 1980s. In this inspired and original work, prize-winning criminal justice author Jonathan Simon argues that California provides a crucial window for learning what has gone wrong with American justice. The Supreme Court's recent 5-4 ruling in the landmark Brown v. Plata case, a culmination of more than twenty years of litigation about medical and mental health care in California's massive prison system, guarantees that Californi
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simon, Jonathan
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9730
LC item number
.S57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Correctional law
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Punishment
  • LAW / Criminal Law / Sentencing
  • LAW / Civil Rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Label
Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Total Incapacitation; 2 The House of Fear; 3 Engines of Madness; 4 Torture on the Installment Plan; 5 Places of Extreme Peril; 6 Dignity Cascade; 7 The New Common Sense of High- Crime Societies; Notes; Index
Dimensions
22 cm
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unknown
Extent
ix, 209 pages
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595587695
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045415
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unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024267709
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744288394
  • (OCoLC)ocn744288394
Label
Mass incarceration on trial : a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America, Jonathan Simon
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Total Incapacitation; 2 The House of Fear; 3 Engines of Madness; 4 Torture on the Installment Plan; 5 Places of Extreme Peril; 6 Dignity Cascade; 7 The New Common Sense of High- Crime Societies; Notes; Index
Dimensions
22 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 209 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595587695
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045415
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024267709
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744288394
  • (OCoLC)ocn744288394

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