The Resource Hell Is a very small place : voices from solitary confinement, (ebook)

Hell Is a very small place : voices from solitary confinement, (ebook)

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Hell Is a very small place : voices from solitary confinement
Title
Hell Is a very small place
Title remainder
voices from solitary confinement
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On any given day, the United States holds more than eighty-thousand people in solitary confinement, a punishment that-beyond fifteen days-has been denounced as a form of cruel and degrading treatment by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. Now, in a book that will add a startling new dimension to the debates around human rights and prison reform, former and current prisoners describe the devastating effects of isolation on their minds and bodies, the solidarity expressed between individuals who live side by side for years without ever meeting one another face to face, the ever-present specters of madness and suicide, and the struggle to maintain hope and humanity. As Chelsea Manning wrote from her own solitary confinement cell, "The personal accounts by prisoners are some of the most disturbing that I have ever read." These firsthand accounts are supplemented by the writing of noted experts, exploring the psychological, legal, ethical, and political dimensions of solitary confinement
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
365/.6092273
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Solitary confinement
  • Imprisonment
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Hell Is a very small place : voices from solitary confinement, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620971383
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12429877
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12429877
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hell Is a very small place : voices from solitary confinement, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620971383
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12429877
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12429877
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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