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With recent sentencing law changes at the state and national level, the United States will continue to use long-term confinement more than any other nation in the world. In this authoritative yet accessible volume, scholars, correctional authorities, researchers, and prisoners examine the use of long- term incarceration as a response to crime, the effects of long- term incarceration, and the strategies used by long-term inmates to adjust to confinement. Long-Term Imprisonment explores the prison experience of both male and female inmates and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration. The core of this collection, edited by Timothy Flanagan, is a set of articles first published in The Prison Journal, the official journal of the Pennsylvania Prison Society and the oldest journal in the field of corrections. These articles are complemented with research reports on the effects of long-term confinement, a comprehensive analysis of long-term inmates currently confined in American and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners. If you are interested in the use and operation of prisons, and in the impact of these institutions on the people confined within them, this book is for you. In addition to students studying imprisonment, the book informs correctional administrators and policymakers about the nature of long-term inmate population and the impact of long-term imprisonment. Timothy Flanagan began studying the effects of long-term incarceration over two decades ago when he conducted one of the first major studies of prisoners serving long sentences. Since then, many changes have occurred in corrections and sentences practices that havegreatly increased sentence lengths and the number of prisoners serving long sentences. The collection of the essays contained in Long-Term Imprisonment represents the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and definitive review of literature regarding the effects of long-term incarceration on prisoners. Flanagan provides readers with a variety of perspectives of long- term imprisonment by including articles written by prison researchers, corrections officials, and long-term prisoners. This book is must reading for anyone interested in life in prisons and the unique world of the long-term prisoner. --Kevin N. Wright, Binghamton University

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The use of long-term imprisonment as a response to crime, the effects of long-term incarceration and the strategies used by inmates to adjust to confinement are the focus of this volume. The book explores the prison experience from the male and the female perspective and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration.

Comprising a set of articles originally published in The Prison Journal the book is complemented by research reports, an analysis of long-term inmates confined in United States and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners.

Table of Contents

  1. Long-term incarceration : issues of science, policy and correctional practice /Timothy J. Flanagan
  2. An American portrait of long-term imprisonment /Timothy J. Flanagan
  3. Long-term offenders in Canada /John R. Weekes
  4. The long-termers : Louisiana's longest serving inmates and why they've stayed so long /Ronald Wikberg and Burk Foster
  5. Facing long-term imprisonment /Michael G. Santos
  6. Coping with imprisonment : a long-termer's view /Carl Kummerlowe
  7. The controversy over the effects of long-term incarceration /J. Stephen Wormith — Long-term incarceration impacts and characteristics of long-term offenders : an empirical analysis /Doris Layton MacKenzie and Lynne Goodstein
  8. Reexamining the cruel and unusual punishment of prison life /James Bonta and Paul Gendreau
  9. The unintended effects of long-term imprisonment /Nigel Walker
  10. Adaptation and adjustment among long-term prisoners /Timothy J. Flanagan
  11. Women lifers : assessing the experience /Elaine Genders and Elaine Player
  12. Long-term incarceration of female offenders : prison adjustment and coping /Doris Layton MacKenzie, James W. Robinson, and Carol S. Campbell
  13. Behavior and adaptation in long-term prison inmates : descriptive longitudinal results /Edward Zamble
  14. The world of prisoners' wives /Laura T. Fishman
  15. The good old days in the joint /Hans Toch
  16. Administrative perspectives on management of long-term prisoners /Timothy J. Flanagan ... et al. --Management of life sentence prisoners in England and Wales /Barry Mitchell
  17. Situational and social approaches to the prevention of disorder in long-term prisons /Anthony E. Bottoms, William Hay, and J. Richard Sparks
  18. Using multiple perspectives to develop strategies for managing long-term inmates /Michael J. Sabath and Ernest L. Cowles
  19. Addressing the program needs of long-term inmates /Ernest L. Cowles and Michael J. Sabath
  20. Programming for long-term inmates : a new perspective /William R.T. Palmer
  21. Sentence planning for long-term inmates /Timothy J. Flanagan
  22. The long-term inmate as a long-term problem /Hans Toch
  23. Correctional policy and the long-term prisoner /Timothy J. Flanagan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803970335
Author:
Flanagan, Timothy J.
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Inc
Location:
Thousands Oaks :
Subject:
Prison sentences
Subject:
Prison administration
Subject:
Prison administration -- United States.
Subject:
Aged prisoners -- Care -- United States.
Subject:
Aged prisoners
Subject:
Older prisoners
Subject:
Crime-Prisons and Prisoners
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 94-6
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xv, 262 p.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Crime » Criminology
History and Social Science » Crime » General
History and Social Science » Crime » Prisons and Prisoners
History and Social Science » Politics » General

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Product details xv, 262 p. pages Sage Publications, Incorporated - English 9780803970335 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The use of long-term imprisonment as a response to crime, the effects of long-term incarceration and the strategies used by inmates to adjust to confinement are the focus of this volume. The book explores the prison experience from the male and the female perspective and discusses the correctional management challenges posed by long-term incarceration.

Comprising a set of articles originally published in The Prison Journal the book is complemented by research reports, an analysis of long-term inmates confined in United States and Canadian prisons, and essays written by long-term prisoners.

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