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Author Cox, Stephen D., 1948-

Title The big house : image and reality of the American prison / Stephen Cox

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2009]
 CCRI-Newport  HV9469 .C694 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV9469 .C694 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HV9469 .C694 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV9469 C694 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HV9469 .C694 2009    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Newport orders on 06-16-2011.
Descript x, 222 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Series [Icons of America]
Icons of America
Note Series statement from jacket flap
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-211) and index
Contents Touring the institution -- How to build a big house -- Your life as a convict -- The art of humiliation -- Sex -- You built it, now try to run it -- A tale of two prisons -- Rajahs and reformers -- Prisons you can't tear down
LC subject Prisons -- United States
Prisoners -- United States
ISBN 9780300124194 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300124198 (cloth : alk. paper)