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A Country Called Prison: Mass Incarceration and the Making of a New Nation

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Mary D. Looman and John D. Carl

July 2015

In A Country Called Prison, Looman and Carl form a foundation of understanding to demonstrate that prison is a culture, not purely an institution made up of fences, building, and policies.

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Prisons and Prison Life: Costs and Consequences

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Joycelyn M. Pollock

July 2012

A compelling, gritty portrait of life in U.S. prisons

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When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

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Joan Petersilia

April 2009

A broad and empirically informed resource, this book explores the critical dimensions of prisoner reentry and offers policy and program solutions.

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The Warehouse Prison: Disposal of the New Dangerous Class

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John Irwin

November 2004

A unique study of the modern prison, this "insider's" perspective on prison life is essential reading for students of corrections and criminal justice.

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