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Title Building violence : how America's rush to incarcerate creates more violence / John P. May, editor ; Khalid R. Pitts, associate editor
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2000]


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Description xviii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction - John P May -- Part One: The Search For Security -- The Connection between Crime and Incarceration - Alfred Blumstein -- Today's Violence - Khalid R Pitts -- Corrections without Correction - Stephen J Ingley -- Prisoner Rehabilitation - Colleen R McLaughlin -- Feeling Better but Getting Worse? -- Criminalizing Addictions - Roger H Peters -- Make 'Em Break Rocks - Kenneth L McGinnis -- Part Two: Impure Justice -- Legislating Barriers to Effective Solutions - William J Rold -- An Indelicate Tool for a Complex Problem -- The Racial Dynamics of Imprisonment - Marc Mauer -- The Care and Feeding of the Correctional-Industrial Complex - Elizabeth Alexander -- Examining 'Justice' in the Juvenile System - Mark I Soler -- Adult Abdication - Bernardine Dohrn -- The Misrepresentation of Juvenile Crime -- Part Three: Casualties Of Mass Incarceration -- The Poltics of Jailing - Juan Williams -- Inappropriate Prison Populations - B Jaye Anno -- The 'Epidemic' and 'Cultural Legends' of Black Male Incarceration - Tony L Whitehead -- The Socialization of African American Children to a Life of Incarceration -- Adult Time for Adult Crime - Miriam A Rollin -- A Sound-Bite, Not a Sound Policy -- Mass Incarceration - Robert L Cohen -- A Public Health Failure -- Detention of Migrants - Fernando Chang-Muy -- Mental Illness behind Bars - Andrea Weisman -- Part Four: The Crucible Of Violence -- Sanctioned Violence in American Prisons - Steve J Martin -- Even Dogs Confined to Cages for Long Periods of Time Go Beserk - Corey Weinstein -- Body and Soul - Joanne Mariner -- The Trauma of Prison Rape -- Feeding a Public Health Epidemic - John P May -- Violence and Incarceration - Joanne Page -- A Personal Observation -- The Stigma of a Criminal History Record in the Labor Market - Shawn D Bushway -- A Prisoner's Journey - Randy Blackburn -- A Lesson from Another Country - Kim Marie Thorburn -- Death Penalty - Stephen S Spencer -- The Ultimate Violence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Imprisonment -- United States.
Violence -- United States.
Prisoners -- United States -- Social conditions.
Prison psychology.
Recidivism -- United States.
Author May, John P.
Pitts, Khalid R.
LC no. 99006730
ISBN 0761914595 cased
0761914609 paperback