Kind and usual punishment: the prison business

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Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1973 - Social Science - 340 pages
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A candid examination of American prison practices based on the author's extensive research and workshop experiences as an inmate.

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Mitford lays out her arguments in exact and detailed prose, never wavering from her path and ultimately delivering a scathing critique of the American justice system. Though the work is over 40 years ... Read full review

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The real reason for the failure of prisons Read full review

Contents

The Keepers and the Kept
3
Women in Cages
14
Years of Prison Reform
30
Copyright

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