- Title Pages
- Figures and Tables
Chapter OneA New Perspective on the Carceral State
Chapter TwoPenal Modernization in the Civil Rights Era, 1954–1970
Chapter ThreePrison Overcrowding and the Legal Challenge to Florida’s Prison System, 1970–1980
Chapter FourThe Unintended Consequences of Prison Litigation, 1980–1991
Chapter FiveThe Politics of Early Release, 1991–1995
Chapter SixRepublicans, Prosecutors, and the Carceral Ethos, 1995–2008
Chapter SevenRecession-Era Colorblind Politics and the Challenge of Decarceration, 2008–2016
Chapter EightToward a New Ethos
- Selected Bibliography
- The Chicago Series in Law and Society
- Building the Prison State
- University of Chicago Press
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