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Mass Incarceration and Prisoner Reentry


Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Emily Bazelon. New York, Random House. 2019. Available?
The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption
Nikki Jones. Berkeley, CA., University of California Press, 2018. Rutgers-restricted Access
Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars
Carolyn Sufrin. Berkeley, CA., University of California Press, 2017. Rutgers-restricted Access

Reference Resources

Social History of Crime and Punishment in America: An Encyclopedia
Wilbur R. Miller, editor. Thousand Oaks, Calif., SAGE Publications, 2012.
"This five-volume work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in America from colonial times to the present. It covers the whole of the criminal justice system, from crimes, law enforcement and policing, to courts, corrections and human services." Rutgers-restricted Access
World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems
George Thomas Kurian. 2nd edition. Detroit, Thomson Gale, 2006. 2 vols. Rutgers-restricted Access
Foreign Law Guide
Marci Hoffman, editor. Leiden, Brill
"Database offering relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources... Approximately 190 jurisdictions are systemically covered." Under "Laws by Subject" you can select "Crime & Punishment" and then a specific country.Rutgers-restricted Access
European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ): Country Profiles
Judicial information for each of the 46 Council of Europe member states, including links to relevant judicial institutions in that country; legal resources; and recent developments in the judicial field.

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