Creating Criminals: Prisons and People in a Market Society

Kobo ebook | July 18, 2013

Creating Criminals: Prisons and People in a Market Society
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Market society is producing more crime around the world. More acts are being defined as crimes. Ever increasing numbers of people are classified as criminals and more are being locked up in prison. With globalization, the crime and punishment problem is no longer insulated from pressures beyond national borders. The rich may retreat behind their expensive security into gated communities, but the poor are more and more at the mercy of criminals and corrupt policing. Yet, Vivien Stern argues, the trends towards more criminalization and more imprisonment are not making for more effective crime control or safer communities. This important book demonstrates that the prospects for the future are serious unless NGOs and reformers join in a new movement for reform that gives more control of justice policy back to communities and neighbourhoods.

Title:Creating Criminals: Prisons and People in a Market SocietyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 18, 2013Publisher:Zed BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1848136358

ISBN - 13:9781848136359

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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