By George Pavlich,Matthew P. Unger
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At no time in background, and positively in no different democratic society, have prisons been stuffed so fast and to such skill than within the usa. And nowhere has this progress been extra centred than within the disadvantaged--and essentially minority--neighborhoods of America's greatest city towns.
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Accusation: Creating Criminals (Law and Society) by George Pavlich,Matthew P. Unger