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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

A Reader (2-downloads), 1st Edition

By Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton

Routledge

176 pages

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pub: 2009-10-23
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Description

This book shows students that much that goes on in the criminal justice system violates their own sense of basic fairness, presents evidence that the system malfunctions, and sketches a whole theoretical perspective from which they might understand the failures and evaluate them morally.

Table of Contents

1. Readings on Crime Control in America 2. Readings on A Crime by Any Other Name . . . 3. Readings on . . . And the Poor Get Prison 4. Readings on To the Vanquished Belong the Spoils 5. Conclusion: Readings on Criminal Justice or Criminal Justice

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General