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America"s correctional crisis

prison populations and public policy

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Prisons -- United States -- Overcrowding.,
    • Prison administration -- United States.,
    • Corrections -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Stephen D. Gottfredson and Sean McConville.
      SeriesContributions in criminology and penology,, no. 17
      ContributionsGottfredson, Stephen D., McConville, Seán.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9469 .A78 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732944M
      ISBN 100313254877
      LC Control Number86027143

        Given this crisis, America stands at both a short-term and long-term crossroads in corrections. Most urgently, states and localities should undertake all measures consistent with public safety to.


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