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Hard Time : A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison
by Robert Johnson and Ann Marie Rocheleau and Alison B. Martin and Francis T. Cullen


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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
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Overview

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

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781119082774
  • ISBN-10: 1119082773
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds


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