more information about topics covered on this site, please refer
to bibliographies at the end of each essay. Most of the citations
are available on line, and a number of organizations have their
own publications available in a downloadable format. Bibliographies
below may be helpful for less specific sources.
Connection Network Reading Room
on line sources on children of prisoners and inmate families in
general. Conference proceedings, articles, press clipping as well
as links to major criminal justice resources are included.
bibliography includes books, reports and pamphlets regarding prisons
and incarceration. This list has been prepared for educators
and prison activists. It includes a number of alternative
materials, and less of mainstream literature.
House of Representatives Justice Council Committee on Corrections
is bibliography of the report titled Maintaining Family Contact
When a Family Member Goes to Prison: An Examination of State Policies
on Mail, Visiting, and Telephone Access. Includes numerous
references to topics related to families of prisoners.
Prevention Effectiveness Program, Department of Criminology and
Criminal Justice, University of Maryland
is the bibliography of the report titled What works in corrections?
An examination of the effectiveness of the type of rehabilitation
programs offered by Washington State department of corrections.
Bibliography includes numerous references to reports and evaluations
of different programs and treatments in and out of correctional
facilities. References are sorted by topic and chapter for easier
prisonact-list is run by the Prison Activist Resource Center (PARC)
in order to keep prison activists, as well as the public, informed
on the prison crisis in the US, and the world. This page includes
an archive of messages and posted articles by author, date and subject
for last 6 years. Many daily paper articles that are not longer
available on the net, can be found in this archive.
for Effective Law Enforcement, Inc. (AELE)
is a non-profit organization that provides educational, legal and
other professional services and assistance to the Nation's law enforcement
community. This site contains law library of case summaries on the
topics of corrections law for jails, prisons and detention facilities,
civil liability of law enforcement agencies, as well as instructions
on how to obtain full text documents.
Activist Resource Center (PARC)
information and sources on prisons and the criminal prosecution
system. Covers issues such as prison crisis, political prisoners,
women prisoners, the death penalty, prison law, and prison activism.
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