01/15/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
“Why are So Many Americans in Prison?”
Michael A. Stoll
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On the Book Talk:
Professors Steven Raphael and Michael Stoll will discuss the factors explain the dramatic rise in incarceration rates in such a short period of time; address the expansion of America’s prison system; and illustrate the pressing need to rethink mass incarceration in this country.
About the Book
As states confront the budgetary and social costs of the incarceration boom, Why Are So Many Americans in Prison? provides a revealing and accessible guide to the policies that created the era of mass incarceration and what can be done now to end it.
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