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The Resource Governing prisons : a comparative study of correctional management, John J. DiIulio, Jr

Governing prisons : a comparative study of correctional management, John J. DiIulio, Jr

Label
Governing prisons : a comparative study of correctional management
Title
Governing prisons
Title remainder
a comparative study of correctional management
Statement of responsibility
John J. DiIulio, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Topics covered include prison riots and quality of prison life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DiIulio, John J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Prison administration
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners
Label
Governing prisons : a comparative study of correctional management, John J. DiIulio, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 319-334
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Understanding prisons -- 1. The governability of prisons -- The sociological view of prisons -- the sociological view of crime and corrections -- Sociology and inmate society -- Sociology and prison management -- The evolution of prison sociology -- Sociology and the contemporary prison -- Evaluating prison sociology -- Prison violence: are lax or tight controls to blame? -- The prison riots of 1951-1953 -- Prison riots of the 1980s -- Sociology and prison violence -- Participative prison management: should inmates be self-governing? -- Intellectual origins of prison democracy -- Lessons of experience: Walla Walla Penitentiary -- Sociology and inmate self-government -- Inmate treatment and custody: are they in conflict? -- Custody as a condition of treatment -- Custody as a part of treatment -- The sociological view of treatment versus custody -- Administrative change and its consequences -- The case of Stateville Penitentiary -- Limits of prison sociology -- Conclusion: a governmental perspective on prisons -- 2. The quality of prison life -- Measuring the quality of prison life: order, amenity, and service -- Order in Texas, Michigan and California prisons -- Texas: the most orderly prisons -- The decline of order in Texas prisons -- Intrasystem differences in order: California prisons -- Explaining differences in prison order -- Inaccurate or biased data -- Characteristics of the inmate population -- Level of expenditures -- Level of crowding -- Inmate-to-staff ratios -- Level of training -- Architecture -- Inmate social system -- Level of inmate treatment -- Inmate-staff race relations -- Repressive measures -- The quality of prison management
  • II. Governing prisons -- 3. Governing prisons in three states -- A tour through TDC, CDC, and MDC: three models of correctional management -- Elements of the Texas Control Model -- Evolution of the control model -- Defects of the control model -- Elements of the Michigan Responsibility Model -- Evolution of the responsibility model -- Defects of the responsibility model -- Elements of the California Consensual Model -- Evolution of the consensual model -- Defects of the consensual model -- Varieties of correctional administration -- The wall unit: Huntsville, Texas -- California prisons: Soledad and CMC -- Michigan: Huron Valley Men's Facility (HVMF) -- Summary and conclusion -- 4. Correctional philosophy and leadership -- The keeper philosophy -- Texas keepers and the control model -- Michigan keepers and the responsibility model -- California keepers and the consensual model -- Correctional leadership -- Correctional leadership in California -- Correctional leadership in Michigan -- Correctional leadership in Texas: "Walking George" -- 5. Correctional change: the case of Texas prisons -- The rotten crutch: Texas building tenders -- Court intervention: the Ruiz Case -- Administration change and its consequences -- Aftermath and opportunity -- Summary and conclusion
  • III. Improving prisons -- 6. The prison as a constitutional government -- Internal controls: prison bureaucracy -- Correctional leadership and administrative stability -- The path to better prisons: obstacles and opportunities -- Correctional workers -- Courts and corrections -- Correctional officer unions -- Prisons, politicians, and the press -- Prisons, professors, and public policy -- Rethinking rehabilitation -- Beyond recidivism -- The morality of imprisonment -- Conclusion: the duty to govern -- IV. Studying prisons -- Appendix: Prison research -- Gaining access -- Gathering data -- Generating interest -- Future research
Control code
15549219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 349 pages
Isbn
9780029078815
Lccn
87008478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1031910
Label
Governing prisons : a comparative study of correctional management, John J. DiIulio, Jr
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 319-334
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Understanding prisons -- 1. The governability of prisons -- The sociological view of prisons -- the sociological view of crime and corrections -- Sociology and inmate society -- Sociology and prison management -- The evolution of prison sociology -- Sociology and the contemporary prison -- Evaluating prison sociology -- Prison violence: are lax or tight controls to blame? -- The prison riots of 1951-1953 -- Prison riots of the 1980s -- Sociology and prison violence -- Participative prison management: should inmates be self-governing? -- Intellectual origins of prison democracy -- Lessons of experience: Walla Walla Penitentiary -- Sociology and inmate self-government -- Inmate treatment and custody: are they in conflict? -- Custody as a condition of treatment -- Custody as a part of treatment -- The sociological view of treatment versus custody -- Administrative change and its consequences -- The case of Stateville Penitentiary -- Limits of prison sociology -- Conclusion: a governmental perspective on prisons -- 2. The quality of prison life -- Measuring the quality of prison life: order, amenity, and service -- Order in Texas, Michigan and California prisons -- Texas: the most orderly prisons -- The decline of order in Texas prisons -- Intrasystem differences in order: California prisons -- Explaining differences in prison order -- Inaccurate or biased data -- Characteristics of the inmate population -- Level of expenditures -- Level of crowding -- Inmate-to-staff ratios -- Level of training -- Architecture -- Inmate social system -- Level of inmate treatment -- Inmate-staff race relations -- Repressive measures -- The quality of prison management
  • II. Governing prisons -- 3. Governing prisons in three states -- A tour through TDC, CDC, and MDC: three models of correctional management -- Elements of the Texas Control Model -- Evolution of the control model -- Defects of the control model -- Elements of the Michigan Responsibility Model -- Evolution of the responsibility model -- Defects of the responsibility model -- Elements of the California Consensual Model -- Evolution of the consensual model -- Defects of the consensual model -- Varieties of correctional administration -- The wall unit: Huntsville, Texas -- California prisons: Soledad and CMC -- Michigan: Huron Valley Men's Facility (HVMF) -- Summary and conclusion -- 4. Correctional philosophy and leadership -- The keeper philosophy -- Texas keepers and the control model -- Michigan keepers and the responsibility model -- California keepers and the consensual model -- Correctional leadership -- Correctional leadership in California -- Correctional leadership in Michigan -- Correctional leadership in Texas: "Walking George" -- 5. Correctional change: the case of Texas prisons -- The rotten crutch: Texas building tenders -- Court intervention: the Ruiz Case -- Administration change and its consequences -- Aftermath and opportunity -- Summary and conclusion
  • III. Improving prisons -- 6. The prison as a constitutional government -- Internal controls: prison bureaucracy -- Correctional leadership and administrative stability -- The path to better prisons: obstacles and opportunities -- Correctional workers -- Courts and corrections -- Correctional officer unions -- Prisons, politicians, and the press -- Prisons, professors, and public policy -- Rethinking rehabilitation -- Beyond recidivism -- The morality of imprisonment -- Conclusion: the duty to govern -- IV. Studying prisons -- Appendix: Prison research -- Gaining access -- Gathering data -- Generating interest -- Future research
Control code
15549219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 349 pages
Isbn
9780029078815
Lccn
87008478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1031910

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