Prisons in America

Prisons in America

A Reference Handbook

eBook - 1999
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ABC-CLIO

A handy source for basic statistics on prisoners, penal trends, and programs and services in America's prisons.


A handy source for basic statistics on prisoners, penal trends, and programs and services in America's prisons.


• Listings of professional organizations and print and nonprint resources



Book News
Provides concise coverage of many facets of American prisons, including a history of relevant principles and social movements driving prison development and reform; issues and controversies; a chronology from 1764; biographical sketches of 23 activists and administrators; and documents and statistics. Also lists relevant agencies and organizations and print and nonprint resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Reflects upon the history and future of the prison system

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1999
ISBN: 9781576072615
1576072614
9781576071021
1576071022
Characteristics: xiii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Stanley, Debra
ABC-CLIO, Inc

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