Pratt, John
February 2002
Corrections Today;Feb2002, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p64
Discusses the similarities and differences between prison developments in the U.S. and other modern societies. Growth of incarceration rate in the U.S. from 1979 to 2000; Discussion on the prison population growth in the 19th and 20th centuries; Terms and tactics in punishment; Factors affecting the cost of incarceration.


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