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NCJ Number: 31712 Find in a Library
Title: RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN CORRECTIONAL ARCHITECTURE, PART 2 - PROPOSALS FOR THE PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF PRISONS - FINAL REPORT
Author(s): M SILVERSTEIN; M JACOBSON
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: Farallones Institute

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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TWENTY-SEVEN EMPIRICALLY RESEARCHABLE PROPOSALS FOR DESIGN CHANGES WITHIN THE PRESENT PENAL SYSTEM OF THE UNITED STATES ARE BRIEFLY DESCRIBED.
Abstract: IN EACH CASE, THE FORM OF THE RESEARCH WOULD BE AS FOLLOWS: THE SPECIFIC PROPOSAL WOULD BE INSTITUTED IN SOME FACILITY OR COMMUNITY AND THE EFFECTS OF SUCH A CHANGE WOULD BE MEASURED AGAINST A CONTROL FACILITY, THUS COUPLING SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS WITH RESEARCH PRIORITIES. THE TYPES OF PROJECTS DESCRIBED INCLUDE PROPOSALS FOR STUDY ON PERSONAL SPACE, SELF-HELP KITCHENS, SMALL PRISONS, CONJUGAL VISITS, BOUNDARY LOCATION, AND A HIERARCHY OF PERSONAL SPACE. SEE ALSO NCJ-31711.
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Correctional facilities; Environmental design; Facility conditions; Reform; Research; Social conditions
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