The Culture of Prison Violence

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  • ISBN-13: 9780205542963
  • ISBN: 0205542964
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall


Donald Hummer, Faye Taxman, James Byrne


The Culture of Prison Violence, 1/e James Byrne,University of Massachusetts Lowell Faye Taxman,Virginia Commonwealth University Donald Hummer,Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg ISBN-10: 0-205-54296-4 This text is an evidence-based, comprehensive examination of the cause, prevention, and control of prison violence. The authors examine the following issues and their relation to prisons and prison violence: Violenceprevention and control-Research by the leading international experts on prisons is included. Culture-The link between inmate, staff, and management culture and prison and community culture and violence is examined. Offender change-A close look is given to 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.Donald Hummer is the author of 'The Culture of Prison Violence', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205542963 and ISBN 0205542964.

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