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NCJ Number: 40986 Find in a Library
Title: LOOK AT THE DANGEROUS OFFENDER AND SOCIETY'S EFFORT TO CONTROL HIM
Journal: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CORRECTION  Volume:39  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARYFEBRUARY 1977)  Pages:25,30-31
Author(s): R A FREEMAN; S DINITZ; J P CONRAD
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES ONE PHASE OF A MULTI-PHASE STUDY INVESTIGATING THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF DANGEROUS OFFENDERS AS WELL AS EFFORTS TO CONTROL THEM.
Abstract: THIS PHASE OF THE STUDY INVOLVED AN INTENSIVE SURVEY OF PRISONERS HELD IN ADMINISTRATIVE SEGREGATION, BASED ON EIGHT YEARS OF INFORMATION ON THESE PRISONERS AT THE WASHINGTON STATE PENITENTIARY AT WALLA WALLA AS WELL AS RESPONSES TO QUESTIONNAIRES SENT TO THE WARDENS OF 70 REPRESENTATIVE STATE PRISONS. THE RESULTS LED THE AUTHORS TO CONCLUDE THAT MUCH MORE CAN AND SHOULD BE DONE FOR VIOLENT OFFENDERS IN PRISON THAN IS PRESENTLY DONE....EB
Index Term(s): Inmate discipline; Inmates; Solitary confinement; Surveys; Violent offenders
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