The prison system and its effects: wherefrom, whereto and why?

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 Zealan...

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Main Author: Taylor, Antony
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Nova Science Publishers 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary: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 New Zealand prison system -- Overview and conclusions
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIV, 241 S.
ISBN:9781604561937