Summary: An insider's view of the prison experience.
Seeking to answer the question "what is it really like to be a prison inmate?" Behind Bars: Readings on Incarcerated Life presents easily readable, timely and diverse overviews of many of the most critical aspects of correctional culture and life. The readings in the text are organized into broad categories that emphasize the range of major goals and tasks involved in prisons. Special attention is devote ...show mored to ensuring a diversity of views and a diversity of experiences in the issues and readings presented.