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Author Baker, Mark W., 1965- author

Title You can change : stories from Angola prison and the psychology of personal transformation
Published Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, [2020]
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Contents Front Cover -- You Can Change -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Can a Person Really Change? -- Are Some People Just Bad Apples? -- How to Become a Person of Character -- People Need Community to Change -- Justice Means Making Things Right -- True Hope versus Wishful Thinking -- The Difference between Religion and Spiritual Transformation -- Resentment Imprisons, and Forgiveness Sets You Free -- Does Change Really Last? -- Endnotes -- Back Cover
Summary Can people make positive changes in their lives that really last? To answer this question, Dr. Mark W. Baker wound up interviewing inmates in the largest maximum-security prison in the United States, located in Angola, Louisiana. Baker uses stories from inside Angola, along with his decades of experience as a clinical psychologist, to show all of us how to change our lives for the better--no matter who we are or what we've done
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 27, 2020)
Subject Louisiana State Penitentiary -- Biography
Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Change (Psychology)
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Louisiana
Prison psychology -- Louisiana
Change (Psychology)
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Prison psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1506455654