Behind Bars: Surviving Prison

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DK Publishing, May 1, 2002 - True Crime - 240 pages
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A judge hands down a stretch in a local, state, or federal prison. It's time for some serious life lessons. With the crime rates soaring in the United States and the prison population growing faster than at any other time in American history, staying alive and well - both mentally and physically - is tougher than ever.

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Lots of interesting information about surviving the prison system, but if only the authors had been given better editors! Or if the authors had been better writers! Or something! The writing itself is immature, inconsistent, and at times downright painful. Read full review

Behind bars: surviving prison

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In the 1960s, peace groups issued leaflets to their members on what to do if arrested during nonviolent demonstrations. Now two criminologists have come up with a guidebook on surviving the ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Jeffrey Ross has published several books THE DYNAMICS OF POLITICAL CRIME, Sage 2002; MAKING NEWS OF POLICE VIOLENCE, Praeger, and a number of journal articles.

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