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Incarcerating Criminals

Incarcerating Criminals - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195105414

Cover of Incarcerating Criminals 98 (ISBN 978-0195105414)
ISBN13: 978-0195105414
ISBN10: 0195105419
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1998
International: No

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Incarcerating Criminals - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195105414

Timothy J. Flanagan, James W. Marquart and Kenneth G. Adams

ISBN13: 978-0195105414
ISBN10: 0195105419
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This book examines prisons and jails within the social, economic, political, and organizational contexts in which they exist. Selections provide both historical and contemporary perspectives and data on the institutions themselves, their origins and development, and the current controversies they face including overcrowding, health care, and substance abuse treatment.

Author Bio

Flanagan, Timothy J. : Sam Houston State University

Marquart, James W. : Sam Houston State University

Adams, Kenneth G. : Sam Houston State University




Table of Contents

Preface


CHAPTER 1. THE ROLE OF PUNISHMENT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INCARCERATION

The Disappearance of Public Executions, Pieter Spierenburg
The Historical Origins of the Sanction of Imprisonment for Serious Crime, John H. Langbein
The Invention of the Penitentiary, David J. Rothman
Complete and Austere Institutions, Michel Foucault
Prisons for Women, 1790-1980, Nicole Hahn Rafter


CHAPTER 2. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF INCARCERATION

The Legacy and Future of Corrections Litigation, Susan Sturm
Prisons: The Cruel and Unusual Punishment Controversy, Phillip J. Cooper
Judicial Reform and Prisoner Control: The Impact of Ruiz v. Estelle on a Texas Penitentiary, James W. Marquart and Ben M. Crouch
Judicial Intervention: Lessons from the Past, John J. DiIulio, Jr.


CHAPTER 3. CONTEMPORARY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS AS PEOPLE PROCESSING ORGANIZATIONS

A Prison Superintendent's Perspective on Women in Prison, Elaine M. Lord
The Special Management Inmate, Richard A. McGee, George Warner, and Nora Harlow
Prison Violence: A Scottish Perspective, David J. Cooke
Changes in Prison Culture: Prison Gangs and the Case of the "Pepsi Generation", Geoffrey Hunt, Stephanie Riegel, Tomas Morales, and Dan Waldorf
The Brother's Keeper: A Review of the Literature on Correctional Officers, Susan Philliber
Organizational Barriers to Women Working as Corrections Officers in Men's Prisons, Nancy C. Jurik
The Prison as a Constitutional Government, John J. DiIulio, Jr.


CHAPTER 4. CONTEMPORARY PRISONS AS PROCESS: CORRECTIONAL INTERVENTION

HIV in Prisons, Peter M. Brien and Allen J. Beck
AIDS Recommendations and Prisons in Australia, Michael Kirby
Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities, Theodore M. Hammet and Lynne Harrold, with the assistance of Joel Epstein
Classification for Control in Jails and Prisons, Tim Brennan
Effective Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems: What Do We Know?, Helen M. Annis
A Full Employment Policy for Prisons in the United States: Some Arguments, Estimates, and Implications, Timothy J. Flanagan and Kathleen Maguire
Literacy Training and Reintegration of Offenders, T.A. Ryan
Effective Correctional Programming: What Empirical Research Tells Us and What It Doesn't, Freidrich Losel
Discipline, Timothy J. Flanagan


CHAPTER 5 THE MODERN JAIL

Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1996, Darrell K. Gilliard and Allen J. Beck
The Jail, John Irwin
Who Is in Jail? An Examination of the Rabble Hypothesis, John A. Backstrand, Don C. Gibbons, and Joseph F. Jones
The Jail and the Community, John M. Klofas


CHAPTER 6. FUTURE ISSUES AND TRENDS

Criminal Justice Performance Measures for Prisons, Charles H. Logan
Public Imprisonment by Private Means: The Re-emergence of Private Prisons and Jails in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, Douglas C. McDonald
Racial Disproportion in U.S. Prisons, Michael Tonry
What Not to Do About Crime -- The American Society of Criminology 1994 Presidential Address, Jerome H. Skolnick
The Bull Market in Corrections, Kenneth Adams
The Future of the Penitentiary, Kenneth Adams, Timothy J. Flanagan, and James W. Marquart

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