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NCJ Number: 30373 Find in a Library
Title: PRISON WEARINESS - A BOOK OF DETAILS ABOUT DUTCH CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Author(s): J BERNLEF; S ZUYDERLAND
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: Andreas Landshoff Productions
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Netherlands Ministerie Van Cultuur
Netherlands
Sale Source: Andreas Landshoff Productions
Leidsegracht 37
Amsterdam,
Netherlands
Language: Dutch
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: PHOTOGRAPHS AND DRAWINGS SHOWING DETAILS OF THE INTERIOR OF DUTCH PRISONS, WITH THE TEXTS OF ACTUAL REPORTS MADE BY PRISON GUARDS AND OF INTERVIEWS WITH NETHERLANDS CORRECTIONS OFFICIALS REGARDING POLICY.
Abstract: NO PEOPLE ARE SHOWN IN ANY OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS. THIS WAS DONE INTENTIONALLY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF GIVING A REALISTIC IMPRESSION OF THE GRIM, IMPERSONAL PRISON ATMOSPHERE. THIS IS EXPLAINED IN A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE TWO ARTISTS WHO PRODUCED THE BOOK. --IN DUTCH
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional institutions (juvenile); Environmental quality; Facility conditions; Human factors engineering; Netherlands; Policy
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