Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 March 2011

312 Pages | 13 photographs, 11 charts and graphs

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

ISBN: 9780195384055

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The Toughest Beat

Politics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California

Joshua Page

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • The first systematic study of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, a subject of extensive intrigue and speculation.
  • Helps explain the origins and durability of California's correctional crisis and offers recommendations for alleviating that crisis.