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Author Cox, Stephen D., 1948-

Title The big house : image and reality of the American prison / Stephen Cox.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  CB 365 Cox    ---  Available
Description x, 222 p., [22] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Icons of America
Icons of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-211) and index.
Contents Touring the institution -- How to build a big house -- Your life as a convict -- The art of humiliation -- Sex -- You built it, now try to run it -- A tale of two prisons -- Rajahs and reformers -- Prisons you can't tear down.
Local Note 7 8
Subject Prisons.
ISBN 9780300124194 (cloth : alk. paper) : $26.00
0300124198 (cloth : alk. paper)

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