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The big house : image and reality of the American prison /

""The Big House" is America's idea of the prison - a huge, tough, ostentatiously oppressive pile of rock, bristling with rules and punishments, overwhelming in size and the intent to intimidate. Stephen Cox tells the story of the American prison - its politics, its sex, its viole...

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Main Author: Cox, Stephen D., 1948-
Format: Online Book
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series:Icons of America.
Online Access:Online version
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