After Imprisonment: Special Issue Vol: 77

Austin Sarat
Amherst College, USA

Product Details
06 Nov 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
192 pages - 152 x 229mm
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society provides a vehicle for the publication of scholarly articles within the broad parameters of interdisciplinary legal scholarship. In this latest edition of this highly successful research series, chapters examine a diverse range of legal issues and their impact on and intersections with society. This volume features a special section with papers dedicated to life after imprisonment. The chapters examine issues around offender rehabilitation, mass incarceration, and overcriminalization. Other papers included in this important volume address the shift in attitudes to solitary confinement (and the prospect of moving beyond solitary confinement measures) and private prison services. This volume brings together leading scholars and will be vital reading for all those researching in this subject area.
After Solitary Confinement: A New Era of Punishment? Keramet Reiter
Planning for Precarity? Experiencing the Carceral Continuum of Imprisonment and Re-entryGillian Balfour, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, and Sarah Turnbull
Banking on Rehab:  Private Prison Vendors and the Reconfiguration of Mass Incarceration; Jill A. McCorkel
The Collateral Consequence Conundrum: Comparative Genealogy, Current Trends, and Future Scenarios; Alessandro Corda
"$40 to Make Sure": Background Check Laws and the Endogenous Construction of Criminal Risk; David McElhattan
Churning through the System: How People Engage with the Criminal Justice System when Faced with Short Sentences; Andrea Leverentz
Maximizing Charges: Overcriminalization and Prosecutorial Practices During the Crime Decline; Heather Schoenfeld, Rachel M. Durso, and Kat Albrecht

Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, USA. He is also a Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor. He has written, co-written, or edited more than fifty books in the fields of law and political science.

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