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The Toughest BeatPolitics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California$
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Joshua Page

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195384055

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384055.001.0001

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Three Strikes and the Anchor of Punitive Segregation

Three Strikes and the Anchor of Punitive Segregation

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(p.111) Chapter 5 Three Strikes and the Anchor of Punitive Segregation
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The Toughest Beat
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Joshua Page (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384055.003.0005

This chapter argues that the CCPOA and its allies have promoted policies and popularized images and rhetoric that harden penal “common sense” in the Golden State. It details the groups’ efforts in 1993 and 1994 to pass California’s “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law—the granddaddy of “tough-on-crime” sentencing provisions across the country—and analyzes the organization’s work to protect Three Strikes from reform efforts once its costly and nefarious effects had become evident. The CCPOA and its allies constitute an organizational bloc within the penal field, promoting the penal strategy of punitive segregation.

Keywords:   Three Strikes, punitive segregation, allies, organizational bloc, penal field, penal strategy

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