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Unusual punishment : inside the Walla Walla prison, 1970-1985

Author: Christopher Murray
Publisher: Pullman, Washington : WSU Press Washington State University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A true story of good intentions gone awry, violence, courage and transformation, Unusual Punishment traces the journey of one prison from order to chaos and back again"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Murray
ISBN: 9780874223347 0874223342 9780874223392 0874223393
OCLC Number: 929864050
Description: xvi, 312 pages : illustrations, chart ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Super custody --
The prison --
The men --
The warden --
The reformers --
Part 2. Changes --
The education of Bobby Rhay --
Superagency --
The four reforms --
The Christmas strike --
New beginnings --
Rhay takes charge --
Making history --
Unintended consequences --
Red flags --
Under the radar --
Part 3. Descent --
California connection --
Capitulation --
Harvey --
Lines in the sand --
Parallel tracks --
The third floor --
The goon squad --
Power shift --
Abdication --
B.J. Rhay's final chapter --
Part 4. Nadir --
Vinzant --
Prison management --
Rules to live by --
The wastebasket caper --
Spring cleaning --
The MAS banquet --
"A little guard" --
Post mortem --
War --
Dysfunction --
The party's over --
The midnight express --
Power vacuum --
Cross --
Shakedown --
Saturday night live --
Breakdown --
A victory of sorts --
Dog days of summer --
Hoptowit --
Political fallout --
Part 6. Transformation --
A department is born --
First steps --
Kautzky --
Building blocks --
IMU --
Three years later --
Afterword --
Appendix A: Persons mentioned --
Appendix B: Persons interviewed, and interview dates.
Responsibility: Christopher Murray.

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"A true story of good intentions gone awry, violence, courage and transformation, Unusual Punishment traces the journey of one prison from order to chaos and back again"--Provided by publisher.

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