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Forward by John Irwin. Part One: WHAT''S WRONG WITH CORRECTIONS? 1. The Use of Science to Justify the Imprisonment Binge by James Austin. 2. (Mis)Representing Prisons: The Role of Our Cultural Industries by Jeffrey Ian Ross. 3. Why I Study Prisons: My Twenty Year Personal and Professional Odyssey and an Understanding of Southern Prisons by Marianne Fisher-Giorlando. Part Two: CONVICT EXPERIENCE AND IDENTITY. 4. Comments and Reflections on Forty Years in the American Criminal Justice System by Edward Tromanhauser. 5. From C-Block to Academia: You Can''t Get There From Here by Charles M. Terry. 6. My Journey Through the Federal Bureau of Prisons by Stephen C. Richards. 7. Rehabilitation Criminals: It Ain''t That Easy by Greg Newbold. 8. Who''s Doing the Time Here, Me or My Children?: Addressing the Issues Implicated by Mounting Numbers of Fathers in Prison by Charles S. Lanier. 9. Excon: Managing a Spoiled Identity by Richard S. Jones. 10. Convict Criminology: The Two Legged Data Dilemma by Alan Mobley. Part Three: SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 11. Understanding Women in Prison by Barbara Owen. 12. Aspirin Ain''t Gonna Help the Kind of Pain I''m In: Medical Care in the Federal Bureau of Prisons by Daniel S. Murphy. 13. Soar Like an Eagle, Dive Like a Loon: Human Diversity and Social Justice in the Native American Prison Experience by William G. Archambeault. 14. Convict Criminology and the Mentally Ill Offender: Prisoners of Confinement by Bruce A. Arrigo. 15. Convict and Teacher''s Perspectives on Prison Higher Education by William S. Tregea. 16. Kids in Jail: I Mean You Ain''t Really Learning Nothing (Productive) by Preston Elrod and Michael T. Brooks. Conclusion: An Invitation to the Criminology/Criminal Justice Community by Stephen C. Richards and Jeffrey Ian Ross.

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Jeffrey Ross has published several books THE DYNAMICS OF POLITICAL CRIME, Sage 2002; MAKING NEWS OF POLICE VIOLENCE, Praeger, and a number of journal articles. Stephen Richards, now an Associate Professor at Northern Kentucky University, once served an eleven-year term in federal custody (including time in a maximum security facility).

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Forward by John Irwin. Part One: WHAT'S WRONG WITH CORRECTIONS? 1. The Use of Science to Justify the Imprisonment Binge by James Austin. 2. (Mis)Representing Prisons: The Role of Our Cultural Industries by Jeffrey Ian Ross. 3. Why I Study Prisons: My Twenty Year Personal and Professional Odyssey and an Understanding of Southern Prisons by Marianne Fisher-Giorlando. Part Two: CONVICT EXPERIENCE AND IDENTITY. 4. Comments and Reflections on Forty Years in the American Criminal Justice System by Edward Tromanhauser. 5. From C-Block to Academia: You Can't Get There From Here by Charles M. Terry. 6. My Journey Through the Federal Bureau of Prisons by Stephen C. Richards. 7. Rehabilitation Criminals: It Ain't That Easy by Greg Newbold. 8. Who's Doing the Time Here, Me or My Children?: Addressing the Issues Implicated by Mounting Numbers of Fathers in Prison by Charles S. Lanier. 9. Excon: Managing a Spoiled Identity by Richard S. Jones. 10. Convict Criminology: The Two Legged Data Dilemma by Alan Mobley. Part Three: SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 11. Understanding Women in Prison by Barbara Owen. 12. Aspirin Ain't Gonna Help the Kind of Pain I'm In: Medical Care in the Federal Bureau of Prisons by Daniel S. Murphy. 13. Soar Like an Eagle, Dive Like a Loon: Human Diversity and Social Justice in the Native American Prison Experience by William G. Archambeault. 14. Convict Criminology and the Mentally Ill Offender: Prisoners of Confinement by Bruce A. Arrigo. 15. Convict and Teacher's Perspectives on Prison Higher Education by William S. Tregea. 16. Kids in Jail: I Mean You Ain't Really Learning Nothing (Productive) by Preston Elrod and Michael T. Brooks. Conclusion: An Invitation to the Criminology/Criminal Justice Community by Stephen C. Richards and Jeffrey Ian Ross.

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