Crime vs. Class


The US incarcerates more of its own people, than any country on the planet, in any time in history.

Professor Geert Dhondt discusses the intricate landscape of crime, incarceration, and how the prison system has reinforced class divides throughout American history. Drawing comparisons with international standards and historical context, Dhondt’s comprehensive examination unpacks startling statistics—shedding light on the vast racial disparities, and the ways in which neoliberal capitalism has shaped America’s prison institutions.

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