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Crime, Law Enforcement, and Sentencing in an Era of Prison Expansion

Franklin E. Zimring

in The Insidious Momentum of American Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197513170
eISBN:
9780197513200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513170.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Population and Demography

This chapter shows that rates of crime and arrest cannot explain the huge increase in prison population but that the extreme growth in prison admissions indicates that behavior of local criminal ... More


Galileo Programme: Planning Uncertainty and Imagining the Possible and the Impossible

Javier Benedicto and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The engineer, Javier Benedicto, head of the Galileo Programme Department at ESA, describes in this dialogue the frustration felt by scientists who work in space agencies. The long-term nature of ... More


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