Psychology in Prisons

1st Edition

Pamela Baldwin, David Cooke, Jacqueline Howison

Routledge
Published April 22, 1993
Reference - 156 Pages
ISBN 9780415097147 - CAT# RU11743

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $42.95

USD$34.36

SAVE ~$8.59

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

Psychology in Prisons illustrates how a knowledge of psychological principles can lead to a better understanding of the prison environment and the problems that occur within it. The authors show how psychology can be used to increase understanding of prisoners and to deal with day-to-day problems in prison life. They focus on key problem areas such as sex offenders, violent criminals and the issue of AIDS. The book also explores the effects of the prison environment on staff and suggests means of reducing the levels of stress.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title