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Long-Term Imprisonment : Policy, Science, and Corrrectional Practice - Timothy J. Flanagan

Long-Term Imprisonment

Policy, Science, and Corrrectional Practice

By: Timothy J. Flanagan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1995
ISBN: 9780803970335
Number Of Pages: 280

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The use of long-term imprisonment as a response to crime, the effects of long-term incarceration and the strategies used by inmates to adjust to confinement are the focus of this volume. The book explores the prison experience from the male and the female perspective and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration.<P></P><P>Comprising a set of articles originally published in <I>The Prison Journal</I> the book is complemented by research reports, an analysis of long-term inmates confined in United States and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners.</P>

Foreword
Preface
Perspectives on Long-Term Imprisonment
Long-Term Incarceration
Issues of Science, Policy and Correctional Practice
An American Portrait of Long-Term Imprisonment
Long-Term Offenders in Canada
Long-Term Prisoners on Long-Term Imprisonment
The Long-Termers
Louisiana's Longest Serving Inmates and Why They've Stayed So Long
Facing Long-Term Imprisonment
Coping with Imprisonment
A Long-Termer's View
The Effects of Long-Term Imprisonment
The Controversy over the Effects of Long-Term Incarceration
Long-Term Incarceration Impacts and the Characteristics of Long-Term Offenders
An Empirical Analysis
Reexamining the Cruel and Unusual Punishment of Prison Life
The Unwanted Effects of Long-Term Imprisonment
Adaptation and Survival Among Long-Term Inmates
Adaptation and Adjustment among Long-Term Prisoners
Women Lifers
Assessing the Experience
Long-Term Incarceration of Female Offenders
Prison Adjustment and Coping
Behavior and Adaptation in Long-Term Prison Inmates
Descriptive Longitudinal Results
The World of Prisoners' Wives
Correctional Responses and the Management of Long-Term Prisoners
The Good Old Days in the Joint
Administrative Perspectives on Management of Long-Term Prisoners
Management of Life Sentence Prisoners in England and Wales
Situational and Social Approaches to the Prevention of Disorder in Long-Term Prisons
Using Multiple Perspectives to Develop Strategies for Managing Long-Term Inmates
Addressing the Program Needs of Long-Term Inmates
Programming for Long-Term Inmates
A New Perspective
Sentence Planning for Long-Term Inmates
Afterwords
The Long-Term Inmate as a Long-Term Problem
Correctional Policy and the Long-Term Prisoner
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ISBN: 9780803970335
ISBN-10: 0803970331
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st May 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59

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