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Author Liem, Marieke, author
Title After life imprisonment : reentry in the era of mass incarceration / Marieke Liem ; foreword by Robert J. Sampson
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2016]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV9304 .L54 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020512307
Descript xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series
Note "Study of over sixty homicide offenders who served long sentences before being released"--Foreword
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-259) and index
Introduction -- Understanding desistance -- The context -- Lives spiraling out of control -- A life sentence -- A productive, law-abiding citizen -- Life after life imprisonment -- Residual effects of imprisonment -- Going back -- Staying out -- Reconsidering lifer reentry -- Notes
Also available as an e-book
Subject Prisoners -- Deinstitutionalization -- United States
Murderers -- United States
Life imprisonment -- Social aspects -- United States
Ex-convicts -- United States -- Social conditions
Ex-convicts -- United States -- Economic conditions
Recidivism -- United States
Alt Author Sampson, Robert J., 1956- writer of foreword
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