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The Prison Population Explosion California's Rogue Elephant

"Once the myth that imprisonment can be our primary resource in dealing with the crime problem has been dissipated, we can tum our attention and our resources to face the inequity, poverty, and racism that permeates so much of our culture and breeds our crime problem. "

The Prison Population Explosion California's Rogue Elephant

Keywords: fiscal policy, incarceration, overcrowding, prisons, research brief, state policy

Posted in Publications, Sentencing, Social Justice

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