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Author Britton, Dana M.

Title At work in the iron cage [electronic resource] : the prison as gendered organization / Dana M. Britton.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 264 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-256) and index.
Contents Engendering the prison -- Penolgy in America : men's and women's prisons as gendered projects -- From turnkey to officer : prison work in historical perpective -- Paths to prison -- Work with inmates -- The rest of the job : coworkers, supervisors, and satisfaction.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Correctional personnel -- United States.
Correctional personnel -- Training of -- United States.
Prisons -- United States.
Prisons -- Officials and employees -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Women correctional personnel -- United States.
Inmate guards -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0814798837 (hc : acid-free paper)
0814798845 (pb : acid-free paper)

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