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Prisons in the United States : a reference handbook

Author: Cyndi Banks
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering perspectives from a range of experts, both academic and nonacademic, this reference book examines the development of prisons in the United States and addresses the principal contemporary issues and controversies of our prisons and prison systems.
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Banks, Cyndi.
Prisons in the United States.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
(DLC) 2016053853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cyndi Banks
ISBN: 9781440844386 1440844380
OCLC Number: 974035785
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 309 pages).
Contents: 1. Background and history --
2. Problems, controversies, and solutions --
3. Perspective --
4. Profiles --
5. Data and documents --
6. Resources --
7. Chronology.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Cyndi Banks.

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Offering perspectives from a range of experts, both academic and nonacademic, this reference book examines the development of prisons in the United States and addresses the principal contemporary issues and controversies of our prisons and prison systems.

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