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.
University of Edinburgh
Criminal Justice Process and Institutions