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The American Prison : Imagining a Different Future, Paperback / softback Book

The American Prison : Imagining a Different Future Paperback / softback

Edited by Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Mary K. Stohr


This volume is an attempt to be at the forefront of engaging in this conversation about the future of the American prison.

Inathirteen chapters,athe authorsaask established correctional scholars to imagine what this prison future might entail.

Each scholar uses their expertise to craftuin an accessible way for students to readua blueprint for how to create a new penology along a particular theme.

At the bookAEs end, the editors write a comprehensive essay that will pull together the olessons learnedoe from the preceding chapters.Features and Benefits1.

Written by talented corrections scholars, the volume includes 12 different ideas, divided into six parts, on how to improve the American prison.2.

The scholarsahave contributed essays that use correctional research and theory to map out feasible approaches for fashioning a truly humane and effective prison. 3. Each chapter is introduced by the Editors who highlight the chapters importance and relevance to changing today's correctional environment.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Prisons
  • ISBN: 9781452241364


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