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Cullen, Francis T.

Hard Time: A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison

Cullen, Francis T. - Hard Time: A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison, ebook

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Hard Time: A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated version of the highly successful text addressing the origins, evolution, and promise of America’s penal system.

  • Draws from both ethnographic and professional material, and situates the prison experience within both contemporary and historical contexts
  • Features first person accounts from male and female inmates and staff, revealing what it’s actually like to live and work in prison
  • Includes all-new chapters on prison reform and on supermax correctional facilities, including the latest research on confinement, long-term segregation, and death row
  • Explores a wide range of topics, including the nature of prison as punishment; prisoner personality types and coping strategies; gang violence; prison officers’ custodial duties; and psychological, educational, and work programs
  • Develops policy recommendations for the future based on qualitative and quantitative research and evidence-based initiatives

Keywords:

Prison reform, penal reform, supermax, criminal justice system, U.S. prisons, American prisons, American prison reform, prison violence, criminality, prisoner violence, prison adjustment, correctional officers

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Prison reform, penal reform, supermax, criminal justice system, U.S. prisons, American prisons, American prison reform, prison violence, criminality, prisoner violence, prison adjustment, correctional officers

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Prison reform, penal reform, supermax, criminal justice system, U.S. prisons, American prisons, American prison reform, prison violence, criminality, prisoner violence, prison adjustment, correctional officers

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Author(s)
 
 
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
4
Page amount
432 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119082828
Printed ISBN
9781119082774

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