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No escape : the future of American corrections

Author: John J DiIulio, Jr.
Publisher: [New York] : BasicBooks, ©1991.
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A realistic report on how to handle a tough public policy problem from which there is "no escape". Drawing on interviews with those on the front lines, the author offers practical and even hopeful advice about how to make prisons safer, more civilized and more cost-effective.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DiIulio, John J.
No escape.
[New York] : BasicBooks, ©1991
(OCoLC)654312582
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J DiIulio, Jr.
ISBN: 0465051111 9780465051113 0465051138 9780465051137
OCLC Number: 22277200
Description: xii, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Better management equals better prisons and jails --
Promising alternatives to incarceration --
Rehabilitation revisited --
Judicial intervention: lessons from the past --
Privatization or nationalization? --
Social science and corrections --
Conclusion: the American penal credo.
Responsibility: John J. DiIulio, Jr.

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