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How We Help Preparing Inmates for Release

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter documents the decline of inmate participation in prison work, treatment, and education programs. It considers these trends in light of the growing amount of research documenting what ... More


Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison

Adam Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262669
eISBN:
9780520947788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book takes the reader inside a Rhode Island juvenile prison to explore broader questions of how poor, disenfranchised young men come to terms with masculinity and identity. The author, who ... More


Categorizing Prisoners: The Identities of the Gulag

Steven A. Barnes

in Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151120
eISBN:
9781400838615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151120.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter offers a conceptualization of the identities of Gulag inmates as foisted on them by Soviet authorities and as understood by the prisoners themselves. Identity in the Gulag operated ... More


Aging Prisoners

Ronald H. Aday

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides a greater understanding of the mental, physical, and social concerns facing aging inmates and those who must provide for their care. It also addresses end-of-life issues ... More


Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rebuilding of Holloway prison announced in 1968 was intended to be of enormous significance for the treatment and therapeutic rehabilitation of female inmates. Reconstruction began in 1970 but ... More


On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption, and Justice

Frederic G. Reamer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177337
eISBN:
9780231543323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177337.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Few people experience life inside of prison. Even fewer are charged with the responsibility of deciding whether inmates should be released. In his twenty-four years on the Rhode Island Parole Board, ... More


King County (WA) Gender Identity Regulations

Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents excerpts of King County's (Washington) General Policy Manual on gender identity regulations. The manual spells out the policy and protocols for dealing with transgender inmates. ... More


Glossary of Terms

Tina Reynolds

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents a glossary of terms in opposition to the language that society has adopted to unidentify people who have been in conflict with the law. These examples of oppressive terminology ... More


The Search for Justice: Islamic Pedagogy and Inmate Rehabilitation

Anna Bowers

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the wake of 9/11, national security and the threat of terrorism became a prime concern for many U.S. government institutions, including the Department of Corrections, where Islamic conversion ... More


Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

James B Waldram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This is a detailed ethnographic study of a therapeutic prison unit in Canada for the treatment of sexual offenders. Utilizing extensive interviews and participant observation over an eighteen-month ... More


Inmate Mental Health, Solitary Confinement, and Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Bruce A. Arrigo, Heather Y. Bersot, and Brian G. Sellers

in The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372212
eISBN:
9780199897247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372212.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides background on types of solitary confinement (administrative/disciplinary; short/long-term), reviews the empirical literature on inmate mental health and segregation, and ... More


Houses of Madness: Insanity and Asylums of Bengal in Nineteenth-century India

Debjani Das

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458875
eISBN:
9780199085484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458875.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book presents an analysis of the history of mental asylums in nineteenth-century Bengal. It explores these institutions through several phases of their development, which not only involved ... More


Prisons and the Colonial Press, 1934–1939

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the relation between colonial prisons and the press in French Indochina during the period from 1934 to 1939. During this period, newspapers featured thousands of stories about ... More


The New Barbarians

Mark S. Hamm

in The Spectacular Few: Prisoner Radicalization and the Evolving Terrorist Threat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725443
eISBN:
9780814724071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725443.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents new perspectives on the role of inmate leadership in radicalizing prisoners. Central to this notion is the process of prisonization—or “the taking on in greater or less degree ... More


Initial Challenges to Prisoners' Rights

Richard L. Lippke

in Rethinking Imprisonment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter takes up two initial challenges to the notion that prison inmates retain substantial moral rights. The first challenge comes from those who argue that serious offenders forfeit all or at ... More


In Defense of More Permeable Prisons

Richard L. Lippke

in Rethinking Imprisonment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the case for providing prison inmates with access to the outside social world. It argues that the case for state facilitation of prisoner social contact with outsiders is ... More


The Grim Fortress: The Condemning of the Victorian Prison

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tries to reconstruct some critical parts of the decision to demolish the old Holloway prison, and it would be useful at the outset to give structural and political context to what was ... More


The Secure Hospital: Planning the New Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Holloway redevelopment project was regarded as a quite exceptional and daunting enterprise marked by an unparalleled scale and ambition. All prison-building is formidable, not unlike the planning ... More


Metamorphosis I: The Physical Reconstruction of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fall of the old Holloway prison and the rise of the new were to be synchronised. There was to be a carefully directed movement, a phased reconstruction, that entailed destroying the old radial ... More


Metamorphosis III: The Social Transformation of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For quite a long time, most staff and inmates seemed to be enclosed inside their total institution, sealed against knowledge about events on the building site beyond the walls, concentrating on ... More


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