xxii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Law and public policy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Humane values, psychology, and the pains of imprisonment Human nature and the history of imprisonment Spreading pain : the punitive state and the state of the prisons Attribution error as crime control and prison polict Context matters : social history Surviving the social context of prison overcrowding and the situational pathologies of prison Special needs prisoners in extremis Prison law and the disregard of context Limiting prison pain : a psychologically informed corrections agenda Toward a rational prison policy.
KF9730 .H36 2006
STA KF9730 .H36 2006
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association,