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Synopsis: This book evaluates the impact of tough sentencing reforms on the courts, prisons, and crime. It also unpacks the resulting policy implications.
From the Back Cover: This book analyzes the origins, contemporary trends, and consequences of sentencing reforms in the United States. It explores and clarifies the principles, current practices, and implementation problems of "get tough on crime" legislation that has been America's most predominant response to crime during the past two decades. In evaluating the impact of these reforms on courts, prisons, and crime, a theory of criminal sentencing reform is built and applied to the data across forty-seven states over almost thirty years. The author argues that policymakers tend to reduce complex reality to a simplistic form that predicts policy consequence and they tend to adhere to criminology theories that have policy implications that are consistent with their policy choices. The theory of criminal sentencing reform explains various causal links that link the following important factors: sentencing reform policies, sentencing behavior, the size of the prison population, and crime.
Title: Simple Theory; Hard Reality: The Impact of ...
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Book Condition: Good
Book Description State University of New York Press. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0791425088I3N00
Book Description State University of New York Press, Albany, 1995. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A very good copy of the first softcover edition, warmly inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the cover bright and fresh in appearance. A brilliant copy. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 005298
Book Description State Univ of New York Pr, 1995. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0791425088
Book Description State University of New York Press., 1995. kartoniert. Aus der Serie: Suny Series in New Directions in Crime and Justice Studies. Zust: Gutes Exemplar. mit Abbildungen, XX, 235 Seiten Englisch 350g. Seller Inventory # 431456
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