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Dictionary of American penology

an introductory guide

by Vergil L. Williams

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Corrections -- United States -- Dictionaries.,
    • Prisons -- United States -- Dictionaries.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Dictionaries.,
    • Corrections -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVergil L. Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9304 .W54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 530 p. :
      Number of Pages530
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4573247M
      ISBN 10031320327X
      LC Control Number77094751

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A comprehensive overview of American penology covering practices, historical precedents, ideologies, changing attitudes, system descriptions, and trends in prison management, as well as noteworthy penal literature.

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