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The Inmate Prison Experience

The Inmate Prison Experience
Author: Mary K. Stohr Ph.D. - Craig K. Hemmens J.D. Ph.D.
ISBN 13: 9780131123458
ISBN 10: 131123459
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-03-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 344
List Price: $96.60

This collection of some of the best articles dealing with what it is like to live in prison, the authors combine qualitative and quantitative research. The book examines issues of primary concern to inmates, such as violence, race relations, gender issues and inmate-staff relations, and provides greater depth of coverage on the issue of inmate life in prison than standard correctional sourcebooks.

The authors examine inmate adjustment to prison, individual adjustment factors, institutional adjustment factors and societal adjustment factors.

For individuals interested in understanding the prison inmate experience.