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Re-Entry Experiences of Women  

Sarah R. Bostrom and Melinda Tasca

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May 2018
The re-entry experiences of women are an important area of inquiry given the continued rise in female imprisonment. Since most inmates will be released, reintegration is a chief policy ... More

Prison History  

Ashley T. Rubin

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Apr 2018
Subject:
Corrections
Prisons are government-sanctioned facilities designed for the long-term confinement of adults as punishment for serious offenses. This definition of prisons, frequently belied by actual ... More

Gender and Punishment  

Lynne Haney and Lili Dao

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Feb 2018
In many respects, gender has been missing from the enormous literature on the form and focus of state systems of punishment. This is true in both the historical accounts on shifts in penal ... More

Disciplinary Segregation in Prison  

Benjamin Steiner

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Jan 2018
Disciplinary segregation is a punishment that prison officials impose in response to inmate violations of prison rules such as assaulting another inmate or disrespecting an officer. ... More

Correctional Programming and Gender  

Gina Fedock and Stephanie S. Covington

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Dec 2017
As the number of women under correctional supervision continues to increase in the United States, attention to gender within correctional programming is crucial as women offenders present ... More

Collateral Sanctions  

Alec C. Ewald

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Dec 2017
Subject:
Corrections
Collateral sanctions are legal restrictions on the rights and privileges of people who have experienced contact with the criminal justice system, particularly contact resulting in ... More

Prisoner Experiences  

Dawn Moore

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Sep 2017
Subject:
Corrections
The variables impacting how one experiences imprisonment are far ranging. George Jackson (1994), a pivotal character in American penal history, wrote that, “[b]lackmen born in the [United ... More

Risk, Actuarialism, and Punishment  

Hazel Kemshall

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Aug 2017
Subject:
Corrections
Risk is a pervasive feature of contemporary life, and has become a key feature of penal policy, systems of punishment, and criminal justice services across a number of the Anglophone ... More

Supervision in the Community: Probation and Parole  

Michelle S. Phelps and Caitlin Curry

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Apr 2017
Subject:
Corrections
Over the past half-century, the number of adults under criminal justice supervision increased precipitously in some Western countries, with carceral control in the United States reaching ... More

Incarceration Rates in an International Perspective  

Marc Mauer

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Apr 2017
Subject:
Corrections
A nation’s rate of incarceration is the number of people incarcerated as a proportion of its total population. Internationally, there is broad variation in the degree to which nations ... More

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