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Locked down, locked out : why prison doesn't work and how we can do better

Schenwar, Maya. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library HV 9471 .S34 2014 30775305487283 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781626562691 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1626562695 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 228 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, BK Currents Books, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Into the hole -- The visiting room -- The 100-year communication rewind -- On the homefront -- "Only her first bid" -- Disposable babies -- The case for a pen pal -- Working from the inside out : decarcerate! -- Telling stories -- The peace room -- A wakeup -- Epilogue: Not an ending.
Summary, etc.: "35,000 Americans are arrested every day, and the number of prisoners has increased 500% over the last three decades. Truth out Executive Director Maya Schenwar shows that incarceration actually doesn't deter crime, looks at its devastating effect on families and communities, and offers more humane and more effective alternatives"--
Subject: Imprisonment United States
Alternatives to imprisonment United States
Corrections United States
Criminals Rehabilitation United States
Justice, Administration of United States
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