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In Defense of Prisons free pdf This examination of the effectiveness of prisons aims to show that prisons are moderately effective in achieving specific and general deterrance, and collective and selective incapacitation. It offers evidence that prisons are important social institutions and discusses sentencing measures.

About Richard A. Wright

RICHARD A. WRIGHT, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Scranton, is the author of many publications dealing with the sociology of punishment, and his recent books include Crime and Control: Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Criminology and Criminal Justice (1989). His current research interests deal with deterrence, women and crime, and teaching criminal justice.

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Author : Richard A. Wright
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 September 1993
ISBN : 0313279268
EAN : 9780313279263
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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