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Thursday, April 12, 2007

A Review Of Three Books Focusing on One Problem: The U.S. Prison System

From nybooks.com: New York Book Review Editor Jason DeParle recently published an article titled "The American Nightmare", in which he reviewed the following three books that focus on U.S. Prisons' Problems.

  • Punishment and Inequality in America, by Bruce Western at the Russell Sage Foundation
  • Confronting Confinement: A Report of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons, by John J. Gibbons and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach, co-chairs of Vera Institute of Justice.
  • Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy by Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen. Oxford University Press

Read the Review. . . [Mark Godsey]

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