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Author Cox, Stephen D., 1948-
Title The big house : image and reality of the American prison / Stephen Cox
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV9469 .C694 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020315891
Descript x, 222 p., [22] p. of plates ; 22 cm
Series Icons of america
Icons of america
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Touring the institution -- How to build a big house -- Your life as a convict -- The art of humiliation -- Sex -- You built it, now try to run it -- A tale of two prisons -- Rajahs and reformers -- Prisons you can't tear down
Subject Prisons -- United States
Prisoners -- United States
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