Long-Term Imprisonment Policy, Science, and Corrrectional Practice

by Timothy J. Flanagan

Long-Term Imprisonment Policy, Science, and Corrrectional Practice Synopsis

The use of long-term imprisonment as a response to crime, the effects of long-term incarceration and the strategies used by inmates to adjust to confinement are the focus of this volume. The book explores the prison experience from the male and the female perspective and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration. Comprising a set of articles originally published in The Prison Journal the book is complemented by research reports, an analysis of long-term inmates confined in United States and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803970328
Publication date: 18th May 1995
Author: Timothy J. Flanagan
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 280 pages
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