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Prisons the World Over.

Author: Rita J Simon
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Prisons the World Over offers a comprehensive overview of prison demographics and conditions for each of the following countries: the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Japan, and Australia. The book includes reports on the number of prisoners, the rate per population, the percent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita J Simon
ISBN: 9780739140260 0739140264
OCLC Number: 609847139
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction; Part I. NORTH AMERICA; Chapter 01. Canada; Chapter 02. United States; Part II. LATIN AMERICA; Chapter 03. Argentina; Chapter 04. Brazil; Part III. WESTERN EUROPE; Chapter 05. Great Britain; Chapter 06. France; Chapter 07. Germany; Chapter 08. Italy; Chapter 09. Sweden; Part IV: EASTERN EUROPE; Chapter 10. Poland; Chapter 11. Russian Federation; Chapter 12. Hungary; Part V. MIDDLE EAST; Chapter 13. Iran; Chapter 14. Israel; Chapter 15. Egypt; Part VI: AFRICA; Chapter 16. Nigeria; Chapter 17. South Africa; Part VII: ASIA; Chapter 18. India; Chapter 19. China. Chapter 20. JapanPart VIII: OCEANIA; Chapter 21. Australia; Concluding Remarks; Appendix A: Political Prisoners; Appendix B: Tables; Index; About the Authors.

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"Prisons the World Over offers a comprehensive overview of prison demographics and conditions for each of the following countries: the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Japan, and Australia. The book includes reports on the number of prisoners, the rate per population, the percent of female prisoners, the number of penal institutions and their occupancy level, and the number of privately run prisons. Also reported are the offenses for which the inmates are interred, the average length of incarceration, the availability of parole, conditions in the prisons, the availability of educational and work programs, provisions for children of female prisoners, the availability and quality of medical care, the characteristics of the prison staff, the visitation rights of prisoners, and the presence and treatment of political prisoners."--Jacket.

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