Living in Prison

A History of the Correctional System with an Insider"s View by Stephen Stanko

Publisher: Greenwood Press

Written in English
Cover of: Living in Prison | Stephen Stanko
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Subjects:

  • Criminology,
  • Penology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminal justice, Administrati,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Prisoners,
  • Prisons,
  • United States
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420082M
ISBN 100313318565
ISBN 109780313318566
OCLC/WorldCa53077095

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