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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (33 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sasha Abramsky Narrator: Sasha Abramsky Publisher: Caravan Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this dramatic exposé of U.S. penitentiaries and the communities around them, Sasha Abramsky finds that prisons have dumped their age-old goal of rehabilitation, often for political reasons. The new ideal, unknown to most Americans, is a punitive mandate marked by a drive toward vengeance.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Silja J.A. | 11/8/2013

    " This is an ESSENTIAL read for anyone looking to grasp the why's and how's of the evolution of our criminal justice system. Abramsky's best work. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Virginia | 12/8/2012

    " Nothing new if you're at all familiar with the topic, but a good primer for those who are not. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lynn | 9/8/2010

    " If you know anything about criminal justice and prison conditions, this book is probably nothing new for you, but it's a well-written synopsis of the awful state of corrections in the US. "

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