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by Vivien Stern


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the Future: imprisonment in the world. Baroness Stern is a patron of several charities including the Venture Trust, the Prisoners' Education Trust, and Clean Break

the Future: imprisonment in the world. Baroness Stern is a patron of several charities including the Venture Trust, the Prisoners' Education Trust, and Clean Break. She has honorary doctorates from [University of Kent (15 July 2014) Bristol University, Oxford Brookes University, the University of Stirling, the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh and is an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics. She is married to Professor Andrew Coyle.

He wrote " 'A Sin Against The Future' is EXTRAORDINARY! It is an exceptionally well written book. As the author points out, this has an historical genesis in Russia but is unprecedented in the history of the world for the .

Her most widely read previous book is A Sin Against the Future: Imprisonment in the World (Penguin Books, 1998)

Her most widely read previous book is A Sin Against the Future: Imprisonment in the World (Penguin Books, 1998). This is essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of justice – in Europe, North America, and throughout the world. – Elliot Currie, Legal Studies Program, University of California, Berkeley.

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Stern's firsthand observations figure prominently in the book and lend it strength and credibility. But Howard simply wanted prisons to be run better; Stern wants imprisonment both improved and greatly curtailed. She writes in the tradition not of Foucault or Rothman, but rather of Howard, the peripatetic and influential critic of eighteenth-century prisons in England and Wales.

In A Sin against the Future: Imprisonment in the World Stern broadens her scope, examining the .

In A Sin against the Future: Imprisonment in the World Stern broadens her scope, examining the prison systems of many countries. Part of Stern's thesis is that many of those behind bars do not, in fact, belong there.

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Imprisonment is highest, and rising the fastest, in the United States. Stern also cites studies showing that Americans are less intent on massive incarceration than are their elected representatives

Imprisonment is highest, and rising the fastest, in the United States. In Russia it is decreasing, and reliable numbers cannot be obtained for China. No other country is anywhere close to the . in rate of imprisonment in proportion to population. Stern documents that most penal reform reports by governments around the world begin by questioning the efficacy of the institution of prison itself. Stern also cites studies showing that Americans are less intent on massive incarceration than are their elected representatives. The cowardly appeals of hard on crime politicians to the basest instincts of the majority may actually be appealing to a minority.

A Sin Against the Future: Imprisonment in the World ebook
Author:
Vivien Stern
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Social Sciences
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Penguin Books Ltd; First edition (1998)
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432 pages
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