Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public

Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health MOBI ´ From Mass Punishment to ePUB É America: From Mass Punishment to PDF or Decarcerating America: eBook À From Mass Punishment to ePUB É From Mass PDF ↠ Mass incarceration will end there is an emerging consensus that we ve been locking up too many people for too long But with than million Americans b. Mass incarceration will end there is an emerging consensus that we ve been locking up too many people for too long But with thanmillion Americans behind bars right now, how do we go about bringing people home Decarcerating America collects some of the leading thinkers in the criminal justice reform movement to strategize about how to cure America of its epidemic of mass punishmentWith sections on front end approaches, as well as improving prison conditions and re entry, the book includes pieces by leaders across the criminal justice reform movement Danielle Sered of Common Justice describes successful programs for youth with violent offenses Robin Steinberg of the Bronx Defenders argues for resources for defense attorneys to diminish plea bargains Kathy Boudin suggests changes to the parole model Jeannie Little offers an alternative for mental health and drug addiction issues and Eric Lotke offers models of new industries to replace the prison economy Editor Ernest Drucker applies the tools of epidemiology to help us cure what he calls a plague of prisons Decarcerating America will be an indispensable roadmap as the movement to challenge incarceration in America gains critical mass it shows us how to get people out of prisons, and the appropriate responses to crime The ideas presented in this volume are what we are fighting for when we fight against the New Jim Crow