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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


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