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Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform

Author, John Pfaff asserts that mass incarceration in the U.S. does not result from the failed War on Drugs, harsh sentencing laws, and an increasing reliance on private prisons. He urges the reader to think differently about how to significantly reduce prison populations and delves into alternative factors with a focus on reform.  The reader will be challenged to consider innovative solutions to mass incarceration towards a more equitable and humane society.

“A succinct, powerful explanation of why much of what we think about the incarceration boom is probably wrong.”
— Bloomberg View.

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