The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

ISBN : 9780199948154

John D. Wooldredge; Paula Smith
776 ページ
181 x 250 mm
Oxford Handbooks

The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment provides the only single source that bridges social scientific and behavioral perspectives, providing graduate students with a more comprehensive understanding of the topic, academics with a body of knowledge that will more effectively inform their own research, and practitioners with an overview of evidence-based best practices


Chapter 1: The Imprisonment Boom of the Late 20th Century: Past, Present, and Future
Mona Lynch and Anjuli Verma
Chapter 2: Who Goes to Prison?
Daniel P. Mears and Joshua C. Cochran
Chapter 3: Mass Incarceration and Conditions of Confinement
Leo Carroll, Sharon Calci, and Amber Wilson
Chapter 4: Exploring Imprisonment across Cross-national Contexts
Paul Mazerolle, John Rynne, and Samara McPhedran
Chapter 5: Theories of Mass Incarceration
Natasha A. Frost and Todd R. Clear
Chapter 6: Subcultural Adaptations to Incarceration
Ben Crewe and Ben Laws
Chapter 7: The Real Gangbanging is in Prison
Scott H. Decker and David Pyrooz
Chapter 8: Women in Prison
Emily M. Wright and Calli M. Cain
Chapter 9: Impact of Incarceration on Families and Communities
Nancy Rodriguez and Jillian J. Turanovic
Chapter 10: The Two Cultures
Alison Liebling and Deborah Kant
Chapter 11: Measuring and Explaining Inmate Misconduct
Benjamin Steiner
Chapter 12: Prison Riots
Bert Useem
Chapter 13: Drugs and Prisons
Michael Wheatley, John R. Weekes, Andrea E. Moser, and Kathleen Thibault
Chapter 14: A General Model of Harm in Correctional Settings
Nancy Wolff
Chapter 15: Understanding the Contours of Prison Disciplinary Procedures
James Marquart and Chad Trulson
Chapter 16: The Effects of Administrative Segregation
Paul Gendreau and Ryan M. Labrecque
Chapter 17: A Comparison of British and American Policies for Managing Dangerous Prisoners
Roy D. King
Chapter 18: Adult Offender Assessment and Classification in Custodial Settings
James Bonta and J. S. Wormith
Chapter 19: Principles of Effective Intervention with Incarcerated Offenders
Claire Goggin
Chapter 20: Employment and Vocation Programs in Prison
Paula Smith, Lindsey M. Mueller, and Ryan Labrecque
Chapter 21: Treating Sex Offenders in Prison
Devon L. L. Polaschek and Kristina M. Blackwood
Chapter 22: The Multiple Faces of Reentry
Susan Turner
Chapter 23: Implementing Prison-Based Treatment
James McGuire
Chapter 24: Preventing Suicide in Detention and Correctional Facilities
Robert D. Canning and Joel A. Dvoskin
Chapter 25: Offenders with Mental Illness in Prison
Sarah M. Manchak and Robert D. Morgan
Chapter 26: The Problem of Incarcerating Juveniles with Adults
Jodi Lane and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce
Chapter 27: The Effect of Prisons on Crime
Sarah Tahamont and Aaron Chalfin
Chapter 28: Private Prisons in a New Environment
Scott D. Camp and Kevin N. Wright
Chapter 29: Policy and Program Innovations in Prisons
Faye S. Taxman and Brandy Blasko
Chapter 30: Current Policies, Future Directions, and the Goals of Confinement
John Wooldredge


John Wooldredge is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. His research and publications focus on institutional corrections (crowding, inmate crime and victimization, disciplinary procedures, program effects on rule violations and recidivism, and correctional officers' behaviors), criminal case processing (sentencing and recidivism, and micro- versus macro- level extralegal disparities in case processing and outcomes), and methodological issues in each of these research areas.; Paula Smith is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include offender classification and assessment, correctional rehabilitation, the psychological effects of incarceration, program implementation and evaluation, the transfer of knowledge to practitioners and policy-makers, and meta-analysis. Dr. Smith has been involved in evaluations of more than 280 correctional programs throughout the United States.