Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions


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With a special emphasis on comparisons of violence among incarcerated populations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, Prison Violence explores the various systems that exist for combating the problem, whilst also considering public perceptions of offenders and punishment, as influenced by media and coverage of high-profile cases. Providing a comprehensive analysis of prison violence on national and international levels, this book examines the extent of the problem, theoretical understandings of the issue ...