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Unusual Punishment (Paperback)

Unusual Punishment (Paperback)

Inside the Walla Walla Prison, 1970–1985
Christopher Murray

Unusual Punishment ignites the explosive story of failed reform at one Washington State penitentiary as well as the complex, challenging, and painful path back from chaos.

“A terrific, if unsettling, even chilling, read.”--James B. Jacobs, Warren E. Burger Professor of Law at NYU and author of Stateville: The Penitentiary in Mass Society

“This is the most comprehensive analysis I have ever seen of the evolution of a state prison system.”--Joan Petersilia, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law at Stanford Law School

Illustrations • maps • notes • index
6" x 9" • 330 pages (2016)
Criminal Justice / Washington History

Price : US$22.95

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