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Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: A Reader

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: A Reader
Author: Jeffrey Reiman - Paul Leighton
ISBN 13: 9780205661794
ISBN 10: 205661793
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2009-10-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
List Price: $51.33

The Rich get Richer and the Poor get Prison: A Reader is a selection of 25 articles ranging from newspaper stories that highlight issues to articles in professional journals. Articles cover the following topics:

Crime Control in America

A Crime by Any other Name...

...and the Poor get Prison

To the Vanquished belong the Spoils

Criminal Justice or Criminal Justice

Professors who use the best-selling book written by Reiman and Leighton, The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison , now in a ninth edition, have frequently asked for a reader. Where appropriate, articles have been edited to highlight the parts most relevant for the thesis of The Rich Get Richer.

This book of readings can be used stand-alone, or as an accompaniment to the main text.