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NCJ Number: 10704 Find in a Library
Title: ACCOMPLICES TO THE CRIME
Author(s): T MURTON; J HYAMS
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 244
Sponsoring Agency: Grove Press
New York, NY 10014
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Grove Press
196 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: CRITIQUE OF THE ARKANSAS PENAL SYSTEM BY A SUPERINTENDENT IN THAT PRISON SYSTEM EXPOSES THE PRESSING NEED FOR MODERNIZATION AND REFORM.
Abstract: THIS STUDY COVERED A FOUR MONTH PERIOD, SAMPLING 671 ADVANCED LEVEL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM FIVE SCHOOLS. THE FIRST PHASE SURVEYED STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARD LAW THE EFFORTS AT REFORM MADE BY THE AUTHOR. THE AUTHOR HAD BEEN ASSIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR OF ARKANSAS TO CLEAN UP AND MODERNIZE THE STATE'S INHUMANE AND CORRUPT SYSTEM AND THE DIFFICULTY OF THE TASK IS RELATED IN THIS NARRATIVE.
Index Term(s): Arkansas; Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Facility conditions; Homosexuality; Inmate discipline; Inmate organizations; Inmate staff relations; Management; Reform; Social organization
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