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Title The American prison system / edited by Peter G. Herman.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : H. W. Wilson, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  365.973 Am35p    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  365.973 HER 2001    ---  Available
Description viii, 194 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 73, no. 5
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186) and index.
Contents Doing time : the transformation of American prisons -- A tangle of intentions : imprisonment at cross-purposes -- Bars of gold : prison economics -- Unequal representation : minorities and women in prison -- Behind the bars : prison conditions -- Unlocking doors : alternatives to prison.
Subject Prisons.
Added Author Herman, Peter G., 1971-
ISBN 0824210026 (pbk.)

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