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Title The Marion Experiment : long-term solitary confinement and the supermax movement / edited by Stephen C. Richards ; foreword by Greg Newbold
Published Carbondale, Illinois : Southern Illinois University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 318 pages)
Series Elmer h johnson & carol holmes johnson series in criminology
Elmer H. Johnson and Carol Holmes Johnson series in criminology.
Contents Foreword: The phenomenon of USP Marion / Greg Newbold -- Introduction / Stephen C. Richards -- The politicization of the hole in Indiana and Missouri / Jon Marc Taylor -- The realities of special housing units in the federal bureau of prisons / Seth Ferranti -- Going to the hole in California: cauldron of solitude / Eugene Dey -- The boy scout in solitary at USP Lompoc / Brian Edward Malnes -- Long-term solitary segregation in the United States and Canada / Gregory J. McMaster -- Theorizing "marionization" and the supermax prison movement / Kevin I. Minor and Marisa M. Baumgardner -- Female prisoners and solitary confinement / Dennis J. Stevens -- The scene of the crime: children in solitary confinement / Christopher Bickel -- Colorado supermax study: what the critics say and the future holds / Russ Immarigeon
Revisiting the mental health effects of solitary confinement on prisoners in supermax units: a psychological jurisprudence perspective / Bruce A. Arrigo and Heather Y. Bersot -- Doing hard time in the United Kingdom / David Honeywell -- Solitary confinement and convict segregation in French prisons / Martine Herzog-Evans -- Israeli maximum-security prisons / Lior Gideon, Dror Walk, and Tomer Carmel -- Conclusion: Rethinking prisons in the 21st century / Stephen C. Richards
Summary "The Marion Experiment combines academic research with personal accounts by prisoners to investigate solitary confinement and supermax prisons. USP Marion became a model for supermax prisons, with many other prison systems--in the U.S. and abroad--copying the special architectural and program innovations there"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Solitary confinement -- United States
Imprisonment -- United States
Prisons -- Law and legislation -- United States
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Prisons -- Law and legislation
Solitary confinement
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Richards, Stephen C., editor
ISBN 9780809333776