The Origins of Mass Incarceration: The Racial Politics of Crime and Punishment in the Post–Civil Rights Era

@inproceedings{Beckett2020TheOO,
  title={The Origins of Mass Incarceration: The Racial Politics of Crime and Punishment in the Post–Civil Rights Era},
  author={Katherine Beckett and Megan Ming Francis},
  year={2020}
}
This article examines the origins of US mass incarceration. Although it is clear that changes in policy and practice are the proximate drivers of the prison boom, researchers continue to explore—an... 
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