Life Without Parole: Living and Dying in Prison Today by Victor HassineLife Without Parole: Living and Dying in Prison Today by Victor Hassine

Life Without Parole: Living and Dying in Prison Today

byVictor HassineEditorRobert Johnson, Sonia Tabriz

Paperback | December 31, 2010

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In 1981, Victor Hassine went to prison. In 2008, he died there. This edition of Hassine's Life Without Parole is no longer just an account of life in confinement; it is the story of life and death behind bars.Revised and updated throughout, the fifth edition includes:A new title. In honor of Hassine's legacy, editors Robert Johnson and Sonia Tabriz have given the fifth edition a new subtitle -- Living and Dying in Prison Today.A new format. To create a more fluid narrative, the editors have restructured Hassine's writings to offer a seamless chronicle of his life and death in prison.New stories. To better convey Hassine's journey, the editors have added three of Hassine's original works of fiction.A new beginning and ending. The editors have replaced chapter introductions with two new essays bookending Hassine's text, offering insights that complement Hassine's own perceptions.A new appendix. Editors Robert Johnson and Sonia Tabriz examine the latest developments in the field of penology.

About The Author

Victor Hassine (1955-2008) was an accomplished author of works on crime and punishment. Shortly after graduating from law school, he was convicted of a capital offense and sentenced to prison for life without parole. While incarcerated, Hassine devoted himself to bettering prison conditions for himself and his fellow inmates and strive...

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Title:Life Without Parole: Living and Dying in Prison TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.59 inPublished:December 31, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199774056

ISBN - 13:9780199774050

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About this BookAbout the AuthorAbout the EditorsRobert Johnson: "Prison"Robert Johnson and Sonia Tabriz: "Life Without: Opening Reflections on Living and Dying in Prison Today"1. In the Beginning2. The Architecture of Fear3. Gauntlet of Despair4. Staying Sane5. Things Missed6. Playing the Opposites7. Politics of Persecution8. Society of Captives9. Friends in Low Places10. A Kingdom Remembered11. Battle in the Big House12. Prisons Old, Prisons New13. Modern Ghost Towns14. The Runaway Train15. Stories from the InsideRobert Johnson and Sonia Tabriz: "Death Without: Closing Reflections on Living and Dying in Prison TodayHassine's Life Without Parole in Criminological PerspectiveRecommended Readings