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Imprisonment Today

Simon Backett

Imprisonment Today

Current Issues in the Prison Debate

by Simon Backett

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Intl Specialized Book Service Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penology & punishment,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Penology,
  • Prisons,
  • Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlex Yellowlees (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10546372M
    ISBN 100333421957
    ISBN 109780333421956

    Claim: HB , a bill before the Missouri state House of Representatives, could lead to the imprisonment of librarians for failing to comply with its Yet the real issue is the number of people in prison should never be similar to the number educated. For most in our country this in fact holds true, but for black men the two numbers are in fact close and that is the inescapable problem. The supposed myth on its face may in fact be incorrect. There may be more black men in college than in Author: Antonio Moore. The Crisis of Imprisonment. Thanks also to Michael Berkowitz, Hillary Kunins, Despina Kakoudaki, and Linda Voris for their true friendship and for being such generous sources of intellectual and culinary sustenance. In a differ-ent, but equally vital, vein, Molly Sullivan and Margaret Hornick played no small role in the book’s fruition.   The four letters in which Paul appears to be writing from prison are traditionally assigned to the Roman imprisonment in A. D. , referred to at the end of the book of Acts. According to Acts Paul was under house arrest for about 2 years and had considerable freedom while awaiting trial.


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Nelson Mandela was the first black president of South Africa, elected after time in prison for his anti-apartheid work. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in Born: Read this book on Questia. The attention devoted to the unprecedented levels of imprisonment in the United States obscure an obvious but understudied aspect of criminal justice: there is no consistent punishment policy across the U.S.Mass imprisonment implies a rate of imprisonment and a size of prison population that is markedly above the historical and comparative norm for societies of this type.

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