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Prisons in transformation;

Author: Thorsten Sellin; American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Publisher: Philadelphia, 1954.
Series: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 293.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Prisons in transformation.
Philadelphia, 1954
(OCoLC)603759838
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thorsten Sellin; American Academy of Political and Social Science.
OCLC Number: 234661
Description: vii, 227 pages 24 cm.
Contents: The setting : The prison--asset or liability? / Sanford Bates --
Evaluating a prison / James V. Bennett --
Behind the prison riots / Austin H. MacCormick --
Catchall jails / Roy Casey --
Do our prisons cost too much? / Myrl E. Alexander --
Does the prison reform? / George B. Vold --
Plans and programs : The process or reception in the adult correctional system / Norman Fenton --
Saving prison waste / Richard A. McGee --
Correctional institution personnel--amateurs or professionals? / Albert A. Evans --
The open institution / Kenyon J. Scudder --
Resocialization within the walls / Lloyd W. McCorkle and Richard R. Korn --
The legal rights of prisoners / Paul W. Tappan --
Substitutes for imprisonment / Will C. Turnbladh --
Prison reform abroad : English prisons since the War / Sir Lionel W. Fox --
Prison reform in Belgium since the War / Paul Cornil --
Postwar prison reform in France / Charles Germain --
Postwar prison reform in Sweden / Torsten Eriksson.
Series Title: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 293.
Responsibility: edited by Thorsten Sellin.

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