Bert Useem

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Purdue University

http://www.cla.purdue.edu/sociology/directory/?personid=1182

(765) 494-3775

useem@purdue.edu

Much of Useem's research deals with how criminal justice institutions respond to threats to the social order. He has published two books on the causes, course, and consequences of prison riots. Most recently, he co-authored, with Anne Morrison Piehl, Prison State: The Challenge of Mass Incarceration (Cambridge University Press, 2008)

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