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Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Judah Schept

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Progressive Punishment is an ethnographic case study of carceral expansion in Bloomington, Indiana. The book focuses primarily on the logics, discourses, spatial dimensions, and historical context of ... More


Organizing against Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While most chapters offer only glimpses into the local community organizing that challenged carceral expansion, Part 4 ends the book with a more robust examination. Chapter 8 looks primarily, ... More


Commentary: Thatcherism and Crime: The Beast That Never Roared?

David Downes

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The problems posed by the time-lag of a Thatcherite response to crime are well conveyed by Farrall and Jennings. Neo-liberal policies fuelled, and neo-conservative rhetoric narrowed the blame for ... More


Introduction

Anne E. Parsons

in From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction reviews the relevant histories of prisons, mental health policy, and the social welfare state. It highlights how recent scholarship has not connected the history of mental hospitals ... More


Epilogue

Anne E. Parsons

in From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue reflects on the contemporary crisis of mass incarceration in the United States, which has particularly affected people with mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders. It ... More


Conclusion

David J. Harding, Jeffrey D. Morenoff, and Jessica J. B. Wyse

in On the Outside: Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607504
eISBN:
9780226607788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607788.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion chapter summarizes the main findings and discusses their policy implications. Why is reintegration so hard to achieve? There is a profound mismatch between the health, human capital, ... More


Toward a New Ethos

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter concludes by summarizing the story of prison growth in Florida and the political developmental perspective on the carceral state. Additionally, it discusses the implications of the story ... More


Excavating the Sedimentations of Slavery: The Unfinished Project of American Abolition

Brady Heiner

in Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter traces the desk in the author's office at California State University back to its production in California's Prison Industry Authority—a carceral manufacturing system that, at a rate of ... More


Conclusion: “How You Just Gonna Make Up Your Mind About Where We’re Gonna Be, When Our Minds Should Be Going Higher?”

Patrick Lopez-Aguado

in Stick Together and Come Back Home: Racial Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520288584
eISBN:
9780520963450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288584.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines the implications of the book and makes recommendations for future research and policy considerations. I argue that relying on identifying and separating gang members not only ... More


Promote Smart Decarceration

Matthew W. Epperson, Carrie Pettus-Davis, Annie Grier, and Leon Sawh

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The United States has the world’s largest proportion of people behind bars. Mass incarceration and failed rehabilitation have resulted in staggering economic and human costs. Our challenge is to ... More


How Conversion Can Rehabilitate the Penal System

Andrew Skotnicki

in Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal System: A Theological Rereading of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880835
eISBN:
9780190880866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880835.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an outline of a penal system patterned upon conversion. It argues that any form of violence or reduction of the problematic to “dependent variables” in an equation of pain ... More


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