Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 July 1991

288 Pages | 15 halftones

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195072716

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States of Siege

U.S. Prison Riots, 1971-1986

Bert Useem and Peter Kimball

The most extensive and detailed work yet written on the subject, this book examines case studies of recent prison riots in five states, explaining the occurrence and variations of riots as a reflection of the administrative breakdown of the prison system within a changing ideological context.


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