Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 July 2012

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199783250

Bookseller Code (04)

Prisons and Prison Life

Costs and Consequences

Second Edition

Joycelyn M. Pollock

Prisons and Prison Life: Costs and Consequences, Second Edition, investigates and analyzes prisons--and the often undocumented costs of imprisonment for all involved. Rich pedagogical features help students absorb information, while end-of-chapter review questions stimulate lively class discussions. Quotations from inmates allow students to personalize the issues.

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded discussion of the rapid growth of incarceration over the last few decades
  • Updated data and statistics throughout
  • Includes the most current research on prison sexual assault
  • New online resources for further reading

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