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Author: Michael H Tonry; Joan Petersilia
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, ©1999.
Series: Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.), v. 26.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume discusses the use of imprisonment as a means of social control, analyzing issues such as the effects of imprisonment on the children of inmates, the relationship between prisons and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, ©1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Tonry; Joan Petersilia
OCLC Number: 1285757283
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 554 pages : illustrations).
Contents: American prisons at the beginning of the twenty-first century / Michael Tonry and Joan Petersilia --
Population growth in U.S. prisons, 1980-1996 / Alfred Blumstein and Allen J. Beck --
Understanding prison policy and population trends / Theodore Caplow and Jonathan Simon --
Collateral consequences of imprisonment for children, communities, and prisoners / John Hagan and Ronit Dinovitzer --
Prison management trends, 1975-2025 / Chase Riveland --
Interpersonal violence and social order in prisons / Anthony E. Bottoms --
Prison suicide and prisoner coping / Alison Liebling --
Adult correctional treatment / Gerald G. Gaes, Timothy J. Flanagan, Laurence L. Motiuk, and Lynn Stewart --
Medical care in prisons / Douglas C. McDonald --
Parole and prisoner reentry in the United States / Joan Petersilia.
Series Title: Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.), v. 26.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry and Joan Petersilia.


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