Almost a third of global detainees are held without sentencing. The United States has the highest imprisoned population and prison population rates in the world (Institute for Criminal Policy Research, n.d.). Vulnerable populations including women, people of color, and LGBTQ are disproportionately affected by discriminatory laws, prosecution, and sentencing. Poor prison conditions including violence, lack of health care, and forced labor threaten human wellbeing. The goal of this challenge is to promote just criminal systems worldwide.
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- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness / Michelle Alexander. 2012.
- Prisoners of politics: breaking the cycle of mass incarceration / Rachel Elise Barkow. 2019.
- American prison : a reporter's undercover journey into the business of punishment / Shane Bauer. 2018.
- Imprisoning Communities : how mass incarceration makes disadvantaged neighborhoods worse / Todd R. Clear. 2009.
- Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black America / James Forman, Jr. 2017.
- Race and justice : wrongful convictions of African American men / Marvin D. Free, Jr., and Mitch Ruesink. 2012.
- From the war on poverty to the war on crime : the making of mass incarceration in America / Elizabeth Hinton. 2016.
- Deadly injustice : Trayvon Martin, race, and the criminal justice system / Eds. Devon Johnson, Patricia Y. Warren, and Amy Farrell. 2015.
- The future of crime and punishment : smart policies for reducing crime and saving money / William R. Kelly. 2016.
- Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison / Piper Kerman. 2011.
- Queer (in)justice : the criminalization of LGBT people in the United States / Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock. 2011.
- Why American prisons fail : how to fix them without spending more money (maybe less) / Peyton Paxson. 2016.
- Texas tough : the rise of America's prison empire / Robert Perkinson. 2010.
- Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration -- and how to achieve real reform / John F. Pfaff. 2017.
- Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation / Beth E. Richie. 2012.
- Economics and youth violence : crime, disadvantage, and community / Eds. Richard Rosenfeld, Mark Edberg, Xiangming Fang, and Curtis S. Florence. 2013.
- Building the prison state : race and the politics of mass incarceration / Heather Schoenfield. 2018.
- Can't catch a break : gender, jail, drugs and the limits of personal responsibility / Susan Starr Sered and Maureen Norton-Hawk. 2014.
- Law enforcement in the age of Black Lives Matter : policing black and brown bodies / Eds. Sandra E. Weissinger and Dwayne A. Mack. 2018.
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