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Prison reform and State elites

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Published by Ballinger Pub. Co. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

  • Florida.,
  • Illinois.,
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Corrections -- Florida.,
    • Corrections -- Illinois.,
    • Corrections -- Washington (State),
    • Elite (Social sciences)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Richard A. Berk, Peter H. Rossi.
      ContributionsRossi, Peter Henry, 1921- joint author.
      LC ClassificationsHV9304 .B46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 207 p. ;
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4889654M
      ISBN 100884102149
      LC Control Number76021240

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Pat Carlen Joe Sim has long occupied a key position in. issues of prison reform, but we all agreed on one thing, the importance of which cannot be overstated: Hawai‘i’s correctional system is not producing acceptable, cost-effective, or sustainable outcomes and needs immediate and profound change.

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Criminal justice reform doesn't end system's racial bias passing justice reforms that led to a 26 percent decline in the state prison population between author of the book "The New. The poor condition of Arkansas prisons has long been a subject of controversy in the state. The national prison system as a whole, and particularly in the South, was substandard up to the s.

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