Lawful Order : A Case Study of Correctional Crisis and Reform
- Hardback | 370 pages
- 150.37 x 226.57 x 25.65mm | 544g
- 27 Oct 1998
- Taylor & Francis Inc
- CRC Press Inc
- Bosa Roca, United States
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..."is an important addition to the literature on correctional management."
-Corrections Management Report
"Carroll has amassed an impressive array of data, providing a nuanced account of the complexities of Rhode Island prison life. ... Exceedingly well-written, with gripping passages that capture the reader's imagination.... an excellent entree for students to learn about the differing cultural, social, political, economic and technological environments that affect attempts at organizational change.."
-Michael S. Vaughn, Criminal justice and Behavior, December 1999
"In the tradition of donald Clemmer's The Prison Community (1940), Gresham Sykes's Society of Captives (1958) and James Jacobs's Stateville, Carroll has made a valuable contribution to the understanding of ...prisons. ... In a highly readable narrative....one develops an understanding of participants, situations and resistance to change characteristic of prisons and correctional systems....a must [for] all libraries and interested persons.."
-J. H. Larson, Choice, October 1998. Selected by Choice as one of its Outstanding Academic Books of 1998
"This well-written book deserves a much wider audience than it will probably get. Correctional buffs will find it intriguing and one would hope that public opinion makers both directly and indirectly involved with American corrections would absorp [its]...lessons....."
-Ken Kerle, American Jails, 1998