Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 2015

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190211035

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A Country Called Prison

Mass Incarceration and the Making of a New Nation

Mary Looman and John Carl

  • Authors' substantial experience brings new insight on current prison life, with a novel analogy for addressing prison issues in this country
  • Provides the reader with a plan for change, whereby specific policy suggestions are made
  • Proposes paradigm shift that asks readers to consider prison in a very different reality
  • Includes stories from personal experiences in the prison system help to illustrate the points made

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