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Title Do prisons make us safer? : the benefits and costs of the prison boom / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll, editors.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  365.973 D649 2009    ---  Available
Description x, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why are so many Americans in prison? / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll -- The origins of mass incarceration in New York State : the Rockefeller drug laws and the local war on drugs / David F. Weiman and Christopher Weiss -- The impact of prison on crime / Shawn D. Bushway and Raymond Paternoster -- The people prisons make : the effects of incarceration on criminal psychology / Amy E. Lerman -- Ever-increasing levels of parental incarceration and the consequences for children / Rucker C. Johnson -- Footing the bill : causes and budgetary consequences of state spending on corrections / John W. Ellwood and Joshua Guetzkow -- Collateral costs : effects of incarceration on employment and earnings among young workers / Harry J. Holzer -- Assessing the relative benefits of incarceration : overall changes and the benefits on the margin / John J. Donohue III.
Subject Prisons -- United States.
Prison administration -- United States.
Corrections -- United States.
Added Author Raphael, Steven, 1968-
Stoll, Michael A.
ISBN 0871548607 (alk. paper)
9780871548603 (alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000043342377

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