Long-Term Imprisonment

Author: Timothy J. Flanagan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0803970331

Category: Social Science

Page: 262

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The use of long-term imprisonment as a response to crime, the effects of long-term incarceration and the strategies used by inmates to adjust to confinement are the focus of this volume. The book explores the prison experience from the male and the female perspective and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration. Comprising a set of articles originally published in The Prison Journal the book is complemented by research reports, an analysis of long-term inmates confined in United States and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners.
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Murderers and Life Imprisonment

Containment, Treatment, Safety and Risk

Author: Eric Cullen,Tim Newell

Publisher: Waterside Press

ISBN: 1872870562

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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All about life imprisonment, the most severe sentence that can be passed in the UK and the ways in which the system tries to deal with dangerous and high-risk offenders - by a prison governor and psychologist with long experience of working with such people.
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The Effects of Imprisonment

Author: Alison Liebling,Shadd Maruna

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134012462

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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As the number of prisoners in the UK, USA and elsewhere continues to rise, so have concerns risen about the damaging short term and long term effects this has on prisoners. This book brings together a group of leading authorities in this field, both academics and practitioners, to address the complex issues this has raised, to assess the implications and results of research in this field, and to suggest ways of mitigating the often devastating personal and psychological consequences of imprisonment.
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Proceedings

Author: Consejo de Europa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789287140821

Category: Prison administration

Page: 166

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Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice Research: 2013 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1490106456

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

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Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice Research: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Criminology. The editors have built Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice Research: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Criminology in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice Research: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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English Society and the Prison

Time, Culture, and Politics in the Development of the Modern Prison, 1850-1920

Author: Alyson Brown

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 9781843830177

Category: History

Page: 205

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Prison disturbances during the period reveal inadequacies of the practice and philosophy of custodial sentencing.
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