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A life for a life : life imprisonment : America's other death penalty

Author: James A Paluch; Thomas J Bernard; Robert Johnson
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"James A. Paluch, Jr. is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In this remarkably perceptive book, he Offers the reader an account of the daily realities of prison life in its mundane essentials, from the culture of the cellblock to the etiquette of the yard and the mess hall. This book also highlights concepts of prisonization, institutionalization, and the community, as well as the nature of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paluch, James A., 1971-
Life for a life.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub., ©2004
(OCoLC)603712842
Named Person: James A Paluch; James A Paluch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Paluch; Thomas J Bernard; Robert Johnson
ISBN: 1931719373 9781931719377 9780195330489 019533048X
OCLC Number: 51728767
Description: xxiii, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Life in prison --
Food --
Personal hygiene --
Medical care --
Sex --
Inmates and staff --
Custody and security --
Violence --
Lifers --
Family --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: James A. Paluch, Jr. ; edited by Thomas J. Bernard, Robert Johnson.
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"James A. Paluch, Jr. is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In this remarkably perceptive book, he Offers the reader an account of the daily realities of prison life in its mundane essentials, from the culture of the cellblock to the etiquette of the yard and the mess hall. This book also highlights concepts of prisonization, institutionalization, and the community, as well as the nature of modern punishment." -- Back cover

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