Warehousing Violence / Edition 1

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Overview

Warehousing Violence addresses an issue of major concern for the prison system - how to maintain order amongst violent criminals who are in prison for life. Fleisher, an anthropologist who served as a line corrections officer at a maximum security prison in California, points to the success of at least one experiment in non-violence among very violent people. Through a mixture of hands-on management, strict control and innovative prison industry, he shows how even the 'hardest cases' can be kept relatively placid in prison.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803931237
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/1/1989
  • Series: Frontiers of Anthropology Series , #3
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 0.59 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - H Russell Bernard
Ethnography and Social Policy
USP-Lompoc
Systems of Control
Fieldwork
Rapport with Inmates
Life Inside
Sex
Scenes of Discipline
Scenes of Violence
Mainline Talk
Custody
A Growing American Industry

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