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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice

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Illustrates the issue of economic inequality within the American justice system. The best-selling text, The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison contends that the criminal justice system is biased against the poor from start to finish. The authors argue that even before the process of arrest, trial, and sentencing, the system is biased against the poor in what it chooses to treat as crime. The authors show that numerous acts of the well-off--such as their refusal to make workplaces safe, refusal to curtail deadly ...

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    • Title: The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison by Jeffrey Reiman; Paul Leighton
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9780429278679, 0429278675
    • eText ISBN: 9781000063349
    • Edition: 12th edition
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