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The Effects of Imprisonment

Cheryl Lero Jonson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime; Prisons and Jails. 8552 words.

Over the past forty years, the United States has relied on mass incarceration as a means to control crime. This reliance on imprisonment, known as the “penal harm movement,” has advocated...

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A General Model of Harm in Correctional Settings

Nancy Wolff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails; Theories of Crime. 15541 words.

The literature on inmate “harm” and inmate victimization within prison settings is reviewed with emphasis on the prevalence, predictors, and consequences associated with inmate misconduct,...

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