Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Single-User Purchase Price:
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $825.00
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities aims to provide a critical overview of penal institutions within a historical and contemporary framework. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, a fact that has caused lawmakers, advocates, and legal professionals to rethink punishment policies as well as develop new policies on prisoner education and rehabilitation.