Convict criminology /
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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ross, Jeffrey Ian.
Other Authors: Richards, Stephen C.
Format: Book
Published: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, c2003.
Series:Contemporary issues in crime and justice series.

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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : what is the new school of convict criminology? / Jeffrey Ian Ross and Stephen C. Richards
  • pt. 1. What's wrong with corrections?
  • The use of science to justify the imprisonment binge / James Austin
  • (Mis) representing prisons : the role of our cultural industries / Jeffrey Ian Ross
  • Why I study prisons : my twenty-year personal and professional odyssey and an understanding of Southern prisons / Marianne Fisher-Giorlando
  • pt. 2. Convict experience and identity
  • Comments and reflections on forty years in the American criminal justice system / Edward Tromanhauser
  • From C-block to academia : you can't get there from here / Charles M. Terry
  • My journey through the Federal Bureau of Prisons / Stephen C. Richards
  • Rehabilitating criminals : it ain't that easy / Greg Newbold
  • "Who's doing the time here, me or my children?" : addressing the issues implicated by mounting numbers of fathers in prison / Charles S. Lanier
  • Excon : managing a spoiled identity / Richard S. Jones
  • Convict criminology : the two-legged data dilemma / Alan Mobley
  • pt. 3. Special populations
  • Understanding women in prison / Barbara Owen
  • Aspirin ain't gonna help the kind of pain I'm in : health care in the Federal Bureau of Prisons / Daniel S. Murphy
  • Convict criminology and the mentally ill offender : prisoners of confinement / Bruce A. Arrigo
  • Soar like an eagle, dive like a loon : human diversity and social justice in the Native American prison experience / William G. Archambeault
  • Twenty years teaching college in prison / William S. Tregea
  • Kids in jail : "I mean you ain't really learning nothin [productive]" / Preston Elrod and Michael T. Brooks
  • Conclusion : an invitation to the criminology/criminal justice community / Stephen C. Richards and Jeffrey Ian Ross.