Society of Captives A Study of a Maximum Security

ISBN-10: 0691130647

ISBN-13: 9780691130644

Edition: 2007 (Revised)

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'The Society of Captives' is a classic of modern criminology and one of the most important books ever written about prison. This new edition features a new introduction by Bruce Western and a new epilogue by the author. It will continue to serve as an indispensable text for coming to terms with the nature of modern power.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Introduction to the Princeton Classic Edition
The Prison and Its Setting
The Regime of the Custodians
The Defects of Total Power
The Pains of Imprisonment
Argot Roles
Crisis and Equilibrium
A Postscript for Reformers
Epilogue: The Structural-Functional Perspective on Imprisonment
A Note on Method
The Routine of Imprisonment
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