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Author Kusha, Hamid R
Title Islam in American prisons : black Muslims' challenge to American penology / by Hamid Reza Kusha
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV9471 .K87 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020289971
Descript x, 218 p. ; 24 cm
Series Law, justice and power
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Judea-Christian foundations of American penology -- American penal philosophy : an overview -- Black incarceration : an historical analysis, 1960-2007 -- Adverse impacts of incarceration -- Islam in American prisons -- Islam's challenge to American penology -- Conclusions
Subject Prisons -- United States -- History
Islam -- United States
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
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