The prison system and its effects : wherefrom, whereto, and why? (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The prison system and its effects : wherefrom, whereto, and why?

Author: Antony Taylor
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of the New Zealand Prison System which includes the history of penology prior to the phenomenon coming there. This book explores more complex managerial and social issues  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Taylor
ISBN: 9781604561937 1604561939
OCLC Number: 181424167
Description: xiv, 241 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Consensus of informed opinion about the need for change --
Prison overcrowding --
Conceptualizing the prison as a social system --
Assessing the general effects of imprisonment --
Adverse reactions to imprisonment --
The management of captives --
The development of prisons in New Zealand --
Recent official inquiries into the prison system ine New Zealand --
Overview and conclusions.
Responsibility: Antony Taylor.
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