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Beating the Perpetual Incarceration Machine: Overcoming Structural Impediments to Re-entry

Richards, Stephen C
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) In, Shadd Maruna and Russ Immarigeon, eds, After Crime and Punishment: Pathways to Offender Reintegration. Devon, UK and Portland Oregon: Willan Publishing. Pp. 201-232.

This study addressed why so many ex-inmates are rearrested and reincarcerated; the social-structural variables, impediments, and obstacles that contribute to recidivism; and how ex-inmates can beat “the perpetual incarceration machine.” Abstract courtesy of National Criminal Justice Reference Service,


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