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Situational prison control : crime prevention in correctional institutions

Author: Richard Wortley
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the control of problem behaviour in prison from a situational crime prevention perspective. Following the success of situational crime prevention in community settings, Richard Wortley argues that the same principles can be used to help reduce the levels of assault, rape, self-harm, drug use, escape and collective violence in our prison systems. This pioneering new study proposes a two-stage
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wortley
ISBN: 0521804183 9780521804189 0521009405 9780521009409
OCLC Number: 48362914
Description: xiv, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART 1: Theoretical Foundations --
Introduction: Why Situational Prison Control? --
Situational Theories of Prison Behaviour --
Situational Methods of Prison Control --
A Model of Situational Prison Control --
PART 2: Specific Behaviors --
Prisoner-Prisoner Violence --
Sexual Assaults --
Prisoner-Staff Violence --
Self-Harm --
Drug Use --
Escapes --
Collective Disorder --
Conclusions: Hard and Soft Situational Prison Control.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Responsibility: Richard Wortley.
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