The growth of incarceration in the United States : exploring causes and consequences /

After decades of stability from the 1920s to the early 1970s, the rate of imprisonment in the United States more than quadrupled during the last four decades. The U.S. penal population of 2.2 million adults is by far the largest in the world. Just under one-quarter of the world's prisoners are...

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Corporate Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Law and Justice
Other Authors: Travis, Jeremy, Western, Bruce, 1964-
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2014]
Online Access:National Academies Press
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