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Gangs in Control of American Prisons: "The Social Order of the Underworld"

Author: Infobase,; Reason Foundation (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The Reason Foundation (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, ©2015 [2015] 2016.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Skarbek, a lecturer in political economy at King's College in London and the author of The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System talks toReason TV's Nick Gillespie about governance within prisons, the rise of prison gangs, the problems of prison overcrowding, and why reducing the prison population is vital to mitigate the influence of prison gangs. A Reason TV  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Reason Foundation (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1021072056
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by The Reason Foundation (Firm), 2015.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 17, 2016.
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Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (9 min., 31 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Beginnings of Prison Gangs (3:01); Prison Affiliations (2:37); Prison Reform (3:46);
Other Titles: Gangs in Control of American Prisons: "The Social Order of the Underworld"
Responsibility: the Reason Foundation (Firm).
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David Skarbek, a lecturer in political economy at King's College in London and the author of The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System talks toReason TV's Nick Gillespie about governance within prisons, the rise of prison gangs, the problems of prison overcrowding, and why reducing the prison population is vital to mitigate the influence of prison gangs. A Reason TV production.

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