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Published: 07 January 2020

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190947927

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Solitary Confinement

Effects, Practices, and Pathways toward Reform

Edited by Jules Lobel and Peter Scharff Smith

  • Features the most comprehensive analysis to aid researchers and practitioners in understanding and reforming solitary confinement practices in their own jurisdictions
  • A multi-disciplinary book with contributors from a wide variety of fields that will be useful for researchers and practitioners
  • Offers a broad international comparative approach and applies an interdisciplinary lens to this subject
  • Neuroscientists, high level prison officials, social and political scientists, medical doctors, lawyers and former prisoners and their families from different countries address the effects and practices of prolonged solitary confinement and the movement for its reform and abolition