Control in prisons

a review of the literature by J. A. Ditchfield

Publisher: HMSO in London

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  • United States.
  • Subjects:

    • Prison administration -- Great Britain.,
    • Prison administration -- United States.,
    • Prison discipline -- Great Britain.,
    • Prison discipline -- United States.,
    • Prisoners -- Great Britain.,
    • Prisoners -- United States.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Ditchfield.
      SeriesHome Office research study ;, no. 118, Home Office research studies ;, 118.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office. Research and Planning Unit.
      LC ClassificationsHV9646 .D56 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL300169M
      ISBN 100113409966
      LC Control Number97207160

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Home Office. Research and Planning Unit.]. This book tells the story of the Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML). Founded in to organize against control unit prisons, beginning at the notorious federal prison in Marion, Illinois, CEML's work and influence spread nationwide, even as the practices at Marion became widespread in many Control in prisons book U.S.

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Partial Justice, the only full-scale study of the origins and development of women's prisons in the United States, traces their evolution from the late eighteenth century to the present day. It shows that the character of penal treatment was involved in the very definition of womanhood for incarcerated women.

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A recent report by PEN America decried similar restrictions around the country as so arbitrary and sweeping as to effectively be “the nation’s largest book ban.” Texas prisons have Author: Samantha Michaels.

This week in class, we will be examining social control and the prison system. For Tuesday, we read a chapter from Renny Golden's book War on the Family: Mothers in Prison and the Families They Leave Behind.

We also watched the companion documentary of the same name. Chapter 5: "Expendable Bodies, Racialized Policies," (p. In May ofSteve and I proposed to the Committee that we write a book about prisons entitled Out of Control. Individual chapters might be farmed out to prisoners and non-prisoners alike, but it would be edited by the Committee.

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The Battle Against Control Unit Prisons (For the nuts and bolts of what we did, and how we organized, read my book or go to where an Author: Nancy Kurshan. “It is steadily increasing and this mirrors society at large with the exponential expansion literally and figuratively of the police state and the surveillance state and this ranges from the obvious (more cops, prosecutors, guards, more prisons, more jails, etc.) to the technological of having better, cheaper means to surveil, control even kill people,” he added.

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