Prisons and People in a Market Society
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Zed Books, Limited|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $20.95|
| Book Description: |
Presents an argument that the trends towards criminalization and imprisonment are not making for effective crime control or safer communities. The author shows how the poor are criminalized and how commercial interests shape society's response to crime. She argues that the prospects for the future are serious without a movement for reform.