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Lockdown is nothing like being in jail. But it should change the way we think about imprisonment.

Barker, Chris (2020) Lockdown is nothing like being in jail. But it should change the way we think about imprisonment. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (23 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

For many, COVID-19 related lockdowns have evoked – largely inaccurate – comparisons with incarceration in prison. Chris Barker writes that while the analogy is limited, such thinking should encourage us to examine our own attitudes to punishment in America and what custodial sentences seek to achieve.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 12:54
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2020 23:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104952

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