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New perspectives on prisons and imprisonment

by Jacobs, James B.

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Prisons -- United States.,
    • Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
    • Prisons and race relations -- United States.,
    • Prisons -- Officials and employees -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames B. Jacobs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9304 .J3 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3501931M
      ISBN 100801415861, 0801492483
      LC Control Number82022222

      3 1 Understand the definition of punishment. Be able to articulate the retributive and utilitarian rationales for punishment. Understand the social contract and how it supports the right of society to punish. Distinguish between incapacitation and punishment. Understand the restorative justice philosophy. The Rationale for Imprisonment Joycelyn M. Pollock.   The Oxford Handbook on Prisons and Imprisonment provides a rich source of information on institutional corrections around the world, covering the most critical issues facing both inmates and prison staff. The contributors offer theoretically informed and critical discussions of these issues that facilitate more objective and realistic assessments of related problems and their possible .

        Soledad brother: The prison letters of George Jackson. New York: Banton Books. Jacobs, James. Race relations and the prisoner subculture. Crime and justice: An annual review of research, ed. Norval Morris and Michael Tonry. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Jacobs, James. New Perspectives on prisons and imprisonment. Ithaca. Writing on the Walls: New Perspectives on American Prisons. Edited by Ty Alyea & Giulianna Zambrano. Prisons of the Americas have long been anguishing spectacles for advocates of social justice. While the recent economic crisis has fomented talk of reforming the US prison system, little has been done to address socio-economic inequalities that.

        The Perception of Imprisonment and its Effect on Inmate Violence, Daniel Wolter and Verena Boxberg Ageing Prisoners, Natalie Mann Prison for women offenders in Serbia: current situation and perspectives, Sanja Copic, Ljilana Stovkevic and Bejan Saciri New Perspectives on the History of the South Zoe Colley does what no historian has done before by following civil rights activists inside the southern jails and prisons to explore their treatment and the different responses that civil rights organizations had to mass arrest and imprisonment.


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Edition by Matthew Maycock (Editor), Kate Hunt (Editor) ISBN BOOK REVIEWS James B. Jacobs, New Perspectives on Prisons and Imprisonment, New York: Cornell University Press, pp.

$ (paper). Prisons, according to James Jacobs, cannot be separated from the societies they serve: "They are part ofa political, social, economic, and moral order" (17) and, as such, assume a greater significance.

New Perspectives on Prison Masculinities. Editors: Maycock, Matthew, Hunt, Kate (Eds.) “This is a thought-provoking, empirically rich book that makes an important contribution towards describing and bringing attention to the impacts and dilemmas of incarcerated men and the enactment of prisoners’ masculinities.

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Bringing together three of the leading prison scholars in the UK as editors, this new volume builds on the success of the first edition and reveals the range and depth of prison scholarship around the world.

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The authors examine empirical developments which have implications for policy surrounding resettlement and re-offending, but also for punishment practices. Book description. The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays on a wide range of topics concerning prisons and imprisonment.

Bringing together three of the leading prison scholars in the UK as editors, this new volume builds on the success of the first edition and reveals the range and depth of prison scholarship around the world.

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In his hugely influential book Discipline and Punish, Foucault used the example of Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon prison as a means of representing the transition from the early modern monarchy to the late modern capitalist state. In the former, power is visibly exerted, for instance by the destruction of the body of the criminal, while in the latter power becomes invisible and focuses on the.

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1. Functionalists would point to the positive functions prison might perform in society –Prison could act as a deterrent – thus reinforcing social regulation; and it should also work to maintain equilibrium and balance in our society – making up for the failings of other institutions such as the family and the education system – restoring order through incapacitating those who break.

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