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Encyclopedia of American Prisons

1st Edition

Edited by Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P. Williams


558 pages

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pub: 1996-02-01
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"A significant addition to the reference literature of crime and punishment." -- Rettig on Reference

"Welcome as an objective, reliable, and authoritative source of current information about U.S. penal institutions. Enthusiastically recommended for larger reference collections." -- Library Journal

"Because of its breadth and depth of encyclopedic articles on the American prison system, past and present, this volume is recommended for all history and social science reference collections." -- Reference Book Review

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Garland Studies in the History of American Labor

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General