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Title The prisoners' world : portraits of convicts caught in the incarceration binge / William Tregea and Marjorie Larmour.
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, c2009.


 Main Stacks  HV9475.C2 T74 2009    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Issues in crime & justice.
Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-339) and index.
Subject Prisoners -- California -- Social conditions.
Prisoners -- California -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Michigan -- Social conditions.
Prisoners -- Michigan -- Biography.
Contents Historical periods of prisoners' worlds -- Premises of the incarceration binge culture -- Prison binge growth theory -- Families and home -- Pathways to prison -- Getting into "the system" -- Cells -- Daily work routine -- Correctional officers -- Prisoner free time -- The homosexual prisoner -- Drugs and contraband in prison -- Michigan Reformatory : young blacks caught in Detroit's incarceration binge drug sweeps, 1987-1994 -- Detroit's inner city : critique by black youth prisoners (under twenty-five) at Michigan Reformatory -- Inner city experiences : black prisoners over twenty-five at Jackson State Prison, 1990-2000 -- Cocaine and addictive deadly crack in Detroit's inner city -- Guns in the inner city -- Prisoners' views on system and reentry -- The end of the incarceration binge?
Other Author Larmour, Marjorie, 1920-2007.