The Meaning of Attica

Martinson, Robert
April 1972
New Republic;4/15/72, Vol. 166 Issue 16, p17
Presents information on American penology. Information that the prison riot was a struggle for reform of prison rules and conditions or a struggle for power within the inmate body for the meager privileges available; Focus on changes in paroling practices; Architecture of prisons in the U.S.; View that the California adjustment centers are the best example of a false position run riot; Reflection of new-left influence among a group of politicized African American convicts.


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