The Expanding Prison: The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives

October 1, 1997|
The Expanding Prison: The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives by David Cayley
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The Expanding Prison is a provocative, cogent argument for prison reform. David Cayley argues that our overpopulated prisons are more reflective of a society that is becoming increasingly polarized than of an actual surge in crime. This book considers proven alternatives to imprisonment that emphasize settlement-oriented techniques over punishment, and move us towards a vision of justice as peace-making rather than one of vengeance.
David Cayley is a producer at CBC Radio as well as a writer. He is the author of The Rivers North of the Future and The Expanding Prison which began as a series of broadcasts for Ideas. Cayley is also a contributor to Anansi''s In Conversation series, which includes books on Ivan Illich, Northrop Frye, and George Grant. He lives in Tor...
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Title:The Expanding Prison: The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.18 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.18 in
Published:October 1, 1997
Publisher:House Of Anansi Press Inc
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780887846038

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