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Competing for control : gangs and the social order of prisons

Author: David Pyrooz; Scott H Decker
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Certainly, prisons are dangerous places that impact the communities as well as the lives of inmates and those who work there. Over the last several years, prison gangs have made headlines across the country. The 2013 inmate hunger strike in California-involving over 30,000 inmates-was organized by members of black, Latino, and white gang members housed in solitary confinement for indeterminate sentences (K.A.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Pyrooz; Scott H Decker
ISBN: 9781108498357 1108498353 9781108735742 1108735746
OCLC Number: 1096529452
Description: xiv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundation for the study --
Understanding gangs in prison --
LoneStar Project --
Characteristics of gang members in prison --
Characteristics of gangs in prison --
Role of gangs in the social order of prisons --
Misconduct and victimization in prison --
Joining and avoiding gangs in prison --
Continuity and change in prison gang membership --
Implications of competing for control --
Appendix: Preliminary evaluation of the Gang Renouncement and Disassociation Program.
Responsibility: David C. Pyrooz, Scott H. Decker.

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This book examines the role of prison gangs and their members in controlling life in prison. Utilizing data from in-person interviews, Pyrooz and Decker provide insights into the views of inmates,  Read more...

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