American Prisons: An Annotated Bibliography

American Prisons: An Annotated Bibliography

by Elizabeth McConnell, Laura Moriarty


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Students, researchers, and practitioners in the field of criminal justice will find this comprehensive, annotated bibliography of American corrections to be a user-friendly reference source for searches by author and subject. Additionally, the book contains annotations for landmark cases relating to American corrections.

American Prisons contains a comprehensive annotated bibliography of selected references which are generally recognized as the classic or substantive sources of the respective topics in corrections, and those which are readily available through university libraries and government agencies. The annotations provide summary information on references and an overview of the source. They are written to be user-friendly to students, researchers, and practitioners. The work is indexed for subjects, authors, and cases, and is fully cross-referenced.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313306167
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/20/1998
Series: Bibliographies of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice Series , #1
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

ELIZABETH HUFFMASTER MCCONNELL is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair of the Criminal Justice Department, and Director of the Criminal Justice Graduate Program at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina.

LAURA J. MORIARTY is Assistant Dean, College of Humanities and Sciences, and Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Annotated Bibliography


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