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Prison life in America

Author: Anna Kosof
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of prison life in America today, both for men and women, emphasizing the dehumanization of the experience and suggesting alternatives.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Kosof
OCLC Number: 10723142
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 104 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who is in prison? --
Short history of prisons --
Men in prison --
Women in prison --
Fiske Cottage: an alternative to women's prison --
"White collar" crime and "state-raised" convicts --
The first offender --
Death Row --
Alternatives --
The road back.
Responsibility: by Anna Kosof.

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An account of prison life in America today, both for men and women, emphasizing the dehumanization of the experience and suggesting alternatives.

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