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Prisons in America

Punishment and rehabilitation -- A history of incarceration in the United States -- Prison leasing, prison industry and the work ethic -- The corrections system today -- Prison management and the role of the correctional officer -- Classification and programming -- Prisonization, rules and disciplin...

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Main Author: McShane, Marilyn D.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York LFB Scholarly Publ. 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3123
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Summary:Punishment and rehabilitation -- A history of incarceration in the United States -- Prison leasing, prison industry and the work ethic -- The corrections system today -- Prison management and the role of the correctional officer -- Classification and programming -- Prisonization, rules and discipline -- Prison violence -- Issues in medical care -- Legal issues in corrections -- Recreation, privileges, visitation and family relations -- Overcrowding, new construction and privatization
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 274 S.
ISBN:9781593322953