An evidence-based, comprehensive examination of the cause, prevention, and control of prison violence.
Readers will learn about prisons and prison violence with new research on:
- Violence prevention and control by the leading international experts on prisons
- Culture—Cutting-edge research on inmate, staff, and management culture and the link between prison and community culture and violence
- Offender change—Best practices, evidence-based review of “what works” to reduce violence in prisons and to change offender behavior, not only in prison but also upon reentry to the community
Also, this text has a focus on policy. It discusses the need to move away from a culture of control and toward a culture that supports individual/community change.