The prisoners' world: portraits of convicts caught in the incarceration binge

Historical periods of prisoners' worlds -- Premises of the incarceration binge culture -- Binge growth theory -- Families and home -- Pathways to prison -- Getting into "the system" -- Cells -- Daily work routine -- Correctional officers -- Prisoner free time -- The homosexual prisone...

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Main Author: Tregea, William
Contributors: Larmour, Marjorie (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] Lexington Books 2009
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Historical periods of prisoners' worlds -- Premises of the incarceration binge culture -- Binge growth theory -- Families and home -- Pathways to prison -- Getting into "the system" -- Cells -- Daily work routine -- Correctional officers -- Prisoner free time -- The homosexual prisoner -- Drugs and contraband in prison -- Michigan Reformatory (MR) : young blacks caught (1987-1994) in Detroit's incarceration binge drug sweeps -- Detroit's inner city : critique by youth (under 25) black prisoners at Michigan Reformatory (MR) -- Inner city experiences : black prisoners over 25 at Jackson State Prison, 1990-2000 -- Cocaine and addictive deadly crack in Detroit's inner city -- Guns in the inner city -- Prisoners' views on system and reentry -- The end of the incarceration binge?
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XVIII, 354 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780739129159
9780739129166