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Popular Visions of Incarceration

  • Marcus HarmesEmail author
  • Barbara Harmes
  • Meredith Harmes
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Abstract

Incarceration is attracting unprecedented levels of interest; globally, there are more prisons and more prisoners than ever. Mandatory sentencing has caused prison populations to boom. Law and order are central aspects of electoral success for governments in the United States, the UK, Europe, and Australia, who promise to deliver punitive justice (Harmes et al. 2019, 6).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcus Harmes
    • 1
    Email author
  • Barbara Harmes
    • 1
  • Meredith Harmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Open Access CollegeUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia

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