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Prison state the challenge of mass incarceration by Bert Useem

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prisons -- United States.,
  • Prison administration -- United States.,
  • Prisons -- Overcrowding -- United States.,
  • Corrections -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBert Useem, Anne Morrison Piehl.
SeriesCambridge studies in criminology
ContributionsPiehl, Anne Morrison, 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9469 .U83 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19429183M
ISBN 109780521885850, 9780521713399
LC Control Number2007031644

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