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Gates of Injustice

(2004)
The Crisis in America's Prisons
A non fiction book by

 
Gates of Injustice is an extraordinarily compelling expose of the American prison system now completely updated in this new paperback editon: how more than 2,000,000 Americans came to be incarcerated; what it's really like on the inside; what it's like for the families left on the outside; and how an enormous "prison-industrial complex" has grown to support and promote imprisonment in place of virtually every other alternative. Reuters journalist Alan Elsner shows how prisons really work, how race-based gangs are able to control institutions and prey on weaker inmates, and how an epidemic of abuse and brutality has exploded across American prisons. Readers will discover the plight of 300,000 mentally ill people in prisons, virtually abandoned with little medical treatment. They'll also meet the fastest growing segment of the prison population: women. Readers go inside "supermax" prisons that cut inmates off from all human contact, and uncover the official corruption and brutality that riddles jail systems in major cities like Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York. Finally, they'll learn prisons accelerate the spread of infectious diseases throughout the broader society--just one of the many ways the prison epidemic touches everyone, even if they've never met anyone who's gone to jail.

 
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Paperback Editions

July 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The modern receipt book; being a collection of nearly eight hundred valuable receipts, arranged under their respective heads
Author(s): James Cochrane
ISBN: 1-236-60006-1 / 978-1-236-60006-6 (USA edition)
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January 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons
Author(s): Alan Elsner
ISBN: 0-13-188179-5 / 978-0-13-188179-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: FT Press
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April 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: Gates of Injustice (paperback)
Author(s): Alan Elsner
ISBN: 0-7686-8226-6 / 978-0-7686-8226-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: FT Press
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April 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons
Author(s): Alan Elsner
ISBN: 0-13-142791-1 / 978-0-13-142791-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: FT Press
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Kindle Editions

January 2006 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons
Author(s): Alan Elsner
Publisher: FT Press
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April 2004 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons
Author(s): Alan Elsner
Publisher: FT Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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