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Behind Bars by Jeffrey Ross and Stephen C. Richards Ph.D.
May 01, 2002 | 240 Pages
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Table Of Contents

Behind BarsIntroduction

Part 1: You’re Under Arrest

1. Busted!

2. Four Fatal Legal Mistakes(and How to Avoid Them)

Part 2: You’ve Got Jail!

3. Big Houses, Dog Pens, and Gladiator Schools: The U.S. Prison System

4. Hack’s, Cops, and Cons: Who’s Who in Prison

Part 3: Doing Time

5. Jugged: Welcome to Prison

6. Don’t Drop the Soap: Sex in the Slammer

7. My Baloney Has a First Name: Food in Prison

8. License Plates and GEDs: Work and School in Prison

9. Blood In, Blood Out: Prison Gangs and Violence

10. Brother, Can You Spare Some Time: A Day in the Life of Joe Convict

11. We Ain’t No Debutantes: Women Behind Bars

Part 4: Beyond The Walls

12. Happy Days Are Here Again: Getting Out
13. Revolving Doors: Fixing the Incarceration Machine


A. Slammer Slang: A Glossary

B. We Understand, Son: Prison Reform Advocacy Groups


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