The Moral Monster: Hispanics Recasting Honor and Respectability Behind Bars

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Abstract

The facts surrounding incarceration in the United States are alarming: America has the largest captive population on earth - with 5 percent of the world's people it holds 25 percent of the world's prisoners - over 2 million people - one in every 143 US citizens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Latina/o Studies
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages229-239
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781405177603
ISBN (Print)9781405126229
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 27 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

Keywords

  • Atonement
  • Behind bars

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