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Warehousing Violence : Frontiers of Anthropology - Mark E. Fleisher

Warehousing Violence

Frontiers of Anthropology

Paperback Published: 1st April 1989
ISBN: 9780803931237
Number Of Pages: 256

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<B>Warehousing Violence </B>addresses an issue of major concern for the prison system - how to maintain order amongst violent criminals who are in prison for life. Fleisher, an anthropologist who served as a line corrections officer at a maximum security prison in California, points to the success of at least one experiment in non-violence among very violent people. Through a mixture of hands-on management, strict control and innovative prison industry, he shows how even the `hardest cases' can be kept relatively placid in prison.

Foreword
Ethnography and Social Policy
USP-Lompoc
Systems of Control
Fieldwork
Rapport with Inmates
Life Inside
Sex
Scenes of Discipline
Scenes of Violence
Mainline Talk
Custody
A Growing American Industry
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ISBN: 9780803931237
ISBN-10: 0803931239
Series: Frontiers of Anthropology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st April 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 16.2  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.37