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Long-Term Imprisonment
Policy, Science, and Corrrectional Practice

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Corrections/Penology

May 1995 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

Norman A Carlson
Foreword
Timothy J Flanagan
Preface
 
PART ONE: PERSPECTIVES ON LONG-TERM IMPRISONMENT
Timothy J Flanagan
Long-Term Incarceration
Issues of Science, Policy and Correctional Practice

 
Timothy J Flanagan
An American Portrait of Long-Term Imprisonment
John R Weekes
Long-Term Offenders in Canada
 
PART TWO: LONG-TERM PRISONERS ON LONG-TERM IMPRISONMENT
Ronald Wikberg and Burk Foster
The Long-Termers
Louisiana's Longest Serving Inmates and Why They've Stayed So Long

 
Michael G Santos
Facing Long-Term Imprisonment
Carl Kummerlowe
Coping with Imprisonment
A Long-Termer's View

 
 
PART THREE: THE EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM IMPRISONMENT
J Steven Wormith
The Controversy over the Effects of Long-Term Incarceration
Doris Layton MacKenzie and Lynne Goodstein
Long-Term Incarceration Impacts and the Characteristics of Long-Term Offenders
An Empirical Analysis

 
James Bonta and Paul Gendreau
Reexamining the Cruel and Unusual Punishment of Prison Life
Nigel Walker
The Unwanted Effects of Long-Term Imprisonment
 
PART FOUR: ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL AMONG LONG-TERM INMATES
Timothy J Flanagan
Adaptation and Adjustment among Long-Term Prisoners
Elaine Genders and Elaine Player
Women Lifers
Assessing the Experience

 
Doris Layton MacKenzie, James W Robinson and Carol S Campbell
Long-Term Incarceration of Female Offenders
Prison Adjustment and Coping

 
Edward Zamble
Behavior and Adaptation in Long-Term Prison Inmates
Descriptive Longitudinal Results

 
Laura T Fishman
The World of Prisoners' Wives
 
PART FIVE: CORRECTIONAL RESPONSES AND THE MANAGEMENT OF LONG-TERM PRISONERS
Hans Toch
The Good Old Days in the Joint
Timothy J Flanagan et al
Administrative Perspectives on Management of Long-Term Prisoners
Barry Mitchell
Management of Life Sentence Prisoners in England and Wales
Anthony E Bottoms, William Hay and J Richard Sparks
Situational and Social Approaches to the Prevention of Disorder in Long-Term Prisons
Michael J Sabath and Ernest L Cowles
Using Multiple Perspectives to Develop Strategies for Managing Long-Term Inmates
Ernest L Cowles and Michael J Sabath
Addressing the Program Needs of Long-Term Inmates
William R T Palmer
Programming for Long-Term Inmates
A New Perspective

 
Timothy J Flanagan
Sentence Planning for Long-Term Inmates
 
AFTERWORDS
Hans Toch
The Long-Term Inmate as a Long-Term Problem
Timothy J Flanagan
Correctional Policy and the Long-Term Prisoner

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