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Metamorphosis : how to transform punishment in America

Author: Robert Alan Ferguson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press. C 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Présentation de l'éditeur : "In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that long-term isolation is a bad idea; and that basic psychiatric and medical care in prisons is woefully inadequate. Some people believe that contracting out prison services to for-profit companies  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alan Ferguson
ISBN: 0300230834 9780300230833
OCLC Number: 1083144425
Description: 1 vol. (X-270 p.) ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Robert A. Ferguson.

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