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Lifers: The Long Road to Redemption (Criminology and Justice Studies)

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John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty years in a California correctional institution. The purpose of the book is to take issue wi ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Routledge (first published 2009)
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