Keyword:PRISONS CANADA SOCIAL SCIENCE PENOLOGY Prison Discipline Prisoners Legal Status Laws Etc. Canada 330 pages including index and extensive notes. The raw facts and record of direct testimony presented make this a disturbing book. "Shows how institutions and practices

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Prisoners of Isolation: Solitary Confinement in Canada

By: Jackson, Michael

Price: $97.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801279

ISBN: 0802065147

Condition: Good


0802065147 330 pages including index and extensive notes. The raw facts and record of direct testimony presented make this a disturbing book. "Shows how institutions and practices, once established, lead to a state of mind in which no alternative seems feasible. What then to do about men whom the prison authorities feel they cannot handle in any way except isolation?... Jackson's book is remarkable in that it presents a model for reform." - The Honourable Thomas R. Berger. Unmarked with light wear and soiling. Contents were exposed to moisture and have become mildly wavy. Remains... View more info