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Author Taylor, Antony.
Title The prison system and its effects : wherefrom, whereto, and why? / Antony Taylor.
Imprint Hauppauge, NY : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]

Author Taylor, Antony.
Subject Prisons -- New Zealand -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 315 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-300) and index.
Contents The aetiology of present-day prisons and other places of captivity : from banishment and slavery to brutality and transportation : Britsh and American creations : Russian, Nazi, Japanese, and Chinese places of control -- The mounting consensus of informed opinion about the need for change -- Prison overcrowding -- Conceptualizing the prison as a social system -- Assessing the general effects of long-term imprisonment -- Pathological reactions to imprisonment -- The management of captives -- The development of prisons in New Zealand -- Recent official inquiries into the prison system in New Zealand -- Overview and conclusions.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781613241653 (electronic bk.)
1613241658 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 730514977
Additional Format Print version: Taylor, Antony. Prison system and its effects. Hauppauge, NY : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011 9781617280351 (DLC) 2010041608 (OCoLC)667990365

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