America's jails : the search for human dignity in an age of mass incarceration / Derek S. Jeffreys.

Author
Jeffreys, Derek S., 1964- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : New York University Press, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
vii, 225 pages ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-218) and index.
Contents
  • Degradation and disorientation: a glimpse into the Cook County jail
  • What is the purpose of a jail?
  • A matter of dignity
  • Why do we stigmatize inmates? disgust, contempt, and fear in American jails
  • What can we do? responding to a crisis
  • Conclusion: can we reform the jail?
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Other format(s)
Also available as an ebook.
ISBN
  • 9781479838622 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 1479838624 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 9781479814824 (paperback ; : alkaline paper)
  • 1479814822 (paperback ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2017034397
OCLC
997926499
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