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Prisons in crisis

by William L. Selke

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Prisons,
    • Prisons -- United States,
    • Corrections,
    • Corrections -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam L. Selke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8982 .S45 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1737647M
      ISBN 100253351499, 0253208149
      LC Control Number92042807

      THE GLOBAL PRISON CRISIS A large number of prison systems around the world are at a stage of crisis, the serious effects of which harm prisoners, their families and societies as a whole. The reality in many prisons tends to be not only far from international standards, but also risks undermining the ultimate purpose of a sentence of imprisonment. : Prisons in Crisis () by Selke, William L and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Prisons in Crisis - AbeBooks - Selke, William L: Price Range: $ - $

        Golden Gulag book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since , the number of people in U.S. prisons has increased more th /5. All the latest breaking news on Prisons Crisis. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Prisons Crisis.

      Prison Reform Trust said that the prison system was facing its worst crisis for 15 years (Guardian, 30 May ). The Prison Officers’ Association held a ballot on national strike action. In October, Dr Reid announced that some prisoners would have to be held in police cells, and by January they were also spilling over into court Size: KB. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Performer(s): ISBN x Pbk: \ Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm.


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This book looks at prison life and conditions. It reviews ideas and policies, both at home and from abroad, that can be used to alleviate the crisis if we are able to muster the political courage and public support to put them into effect.

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Kupers, M.D. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass,pp., $ This spellbinding exposition on mental illness in prisons disturbs the peacefulness with which we psychiatrists cus. However, to just say it is the prison system that is a in a state of crisis would be a very narrow approach to the issue.

One crucial aspect to look at when examining the prison system is penal policy, and most importantly would be sentencing policy. Sentencing can be seen as a fundamental component of the prisons. 10 Books About Prison That Will Make You Rethink the United States Penal System by Aug J Written by Anna Clark / AlterNet Aug J   Getting Wrecked provides a rich ethnographic account of women battling addiction as they cycle through jail, prison, and community treatment programs in Massachusetts.

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