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Title: Managing Long-Term Inmates in the Federal Prison System: Strategies To Accommodate Inmate Population Shifts
Journal: Prison Journal  Volume:80  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring-Summer 1990)  Pages:109-111
Author(s): J M Quinlan
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The US Federal Sentencing Guidelines and other sentencing laws will lead to an increase in the size of the Federal inmate population and the lengths of sentence served by individual inmates. The overall aging of the US inmate population and the growing number of inmates imprisoned for violent or serious offenses demand a reappraisal of confinement services provided by the Federal prison system.
Abstract: Strategies for managing long-term offenders, compared to those for short-term offenders, must try to minimize the potential for monotony and fear of deterioration, and to occupy long-termers productively through enhanced opportunities for education and employment. The inmate classification system will have to be refined to account for differences in this changing long-term subgroup. The Federal Bureau of Prisons Office of Research and Evaluation has begun to investigate questions involving the management of long-termers; one option, to be considered among others, is a prison-career planning programs.
Main Term(s): Corrections management; Long-term imprisonment
Index Term(s): Federal Bureau of Prisons; Inmate vocational training; Sentencing guidelines
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