State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991

David Greenberg, Valerie West

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    We extend earlier analyses of the factors that explain differences among the U.S. states in imprisonment rates by demonstrating the importance of state culture and political arrangements to the explanation of imprisonment rates, and growth in those rates, for the years 1971-1991.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)615-652
    Number of pages38
    JournalCriminology
    Volume39
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Aug 2001

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    Greenberg, D., & West, V. (2001). State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991. Criminology, 39(3), 615-652.

    State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991. / Greenberg, David; West, Valerie.

    In: Criminology, Vol. 39, No. 3, 08.2001, p. 615-652.

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    Greenberg, D & West, V 2001, 'State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991', Criminology, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 615-652.
    Greenberg D, West V. State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991. Criminology. 2001 Aug;39(3):615-652.
    Greenberg, David ; West, Valerie. / State prison populations and their growth, 1971-1991. In: Criminology. 2001 ; Vol. 39, No. 3. pp. 615-652.
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