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Contribution to Book
Advancing the Study of Solitary Confinement
Prisons and Prison Systems: Practices, Types and Challenges (2013)
  • Ryan M. Labrecque, University of Cincinnati
  • Paula Smith, University of Cincinnati
A chapter in Prisons and Prison Systems: Practices, Types and Challenges

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the practices, types and challenges in prisons and prison systems. Topics discussed include the Chinese prison system for female offenders; a study of solitary confinement; an exploratory study on child care in prisons; the challenges of re-entry from prison to society; offence paralleling behaviours in incarcerated offenders; women offenders and the criminal justice system; conducting treatment in the prison system and rehabilitation research; violence prevention booster programs and the effects on knowledge; attitude and recidivism; and an assessment of HCV and HIV within correctional institutions. (Imprint: Nova)

Publication Date
Johan Fuhrmann and Stefan Baier
Nova Science Publishers
Citation Information
Labrecque, R. M., & Smith, P. (2013). Advancing the study of solitary confinement. In J. Fuhrmann & S. Baier (Eds.), Prisons and prison systems: Practices, types, and challenges (pp. 57-70). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.