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Panorama, Bedlam Behind Bars
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Hilary Andersson, 1967-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 30 mins
There is a crisis today in America’s prison system which has little to do with crime. It contributes to the abuse and even the deaths of some prisoners at the hands of those paid to take care of them. With access to two US jails, Panorama finds America’s prisons are now having to accommodate vast numbers of in...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Hilary Andersson, 1967-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 30 mins
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This is Life with Lisa Ling, Locked Angeles
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directed by Rachael Profiloski and Eric Strauss; presented by Lisa Ling, 1973-; produced by Rachael Profiloski, in This is Life with Lisa Ling (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 49 mins
Lisa Ling gains unprecedented access to the Los Angeles County Jail to understand what it takes to manage the country’s busiest jail.
directed by Rachael Profiloski and Eric Strauss; presented by Lisa Ling, 1973-; produced by Rachael Profiloski, in This is Life with Lisa Ling (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 49 mins
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Louis Theroux, Part 1, Miami Mega-Jail, Part 1
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directed by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006; produced by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Louis Theroux, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
In the first episode of this two-part series, Louis spends time in one of the most notorious sections of Miami County Jail: the fifth and sixth floor of 'Main Jail', where many of the most volatile inmates are incarcerated. Held in large cage-like dwellings for up to 24 men, the inmates have developed a strange a...
directed by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006; produced by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Louis Theroux, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
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Prison Valley: The Prison Industry
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directed by David Dufresne, fl. 2008 and Philippe Brault, fl. 2007; produced by Alexandre Brachet, fl. 2013 (Strasbourg, Grand Est (France): ARTE France Developpement, 2010), 59 mins
More than one in a hundred adults are now incarcerated in the U.S. - that figure is higher than in China or Russia. Source: "One in 100", The Pew Center on the States, 2008This webdocumentary, written and directed by journalist David Dufresne and photographer Philippe Brault, is an interactive road-movie of a bran...
directed by David Dufresne, fl. 2008 and Philippe Brault, fl. 2007; produced by Alexandre Brachet, fl. 2013 (Strasbourg, Grand Est (France): ARTE France Developpement, 2010), 59 mins
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After Prison: Navigating Employment and Reintegration
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written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
Employment for former prisoners is a critical pathway toward reintegration into society and is central to the processes of desistance from crime. Nevertheless, the economic climate in Western countries has aggravated the ability of former prisoners and people with criminal records to find gainful employment.After...
written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
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Criminal Injustice: Death and Politics at Attica
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directed by David Marshall; produced by Chris Christopher, fl. 1984-2017 and David Marshall (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour
In September of 1971, the infamous prison rebellion began at the Attica State Correctional Facility in upstate New York—a dramatic civil rights protest that ended with Governor Nelson Rockefeller ordering more than 600 state troopers to storm the prison and retake it with force. As a result of this forcible reta...
directed by David Marshall; produced by Chris Christopher, fl. 1984-2017 and David Marshall (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour
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Louis Theroux, Part 2, Miami Mega-Jail, Part 2
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directed by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006; produced by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006, in Louis Theroux, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
Louis Theroux concludes his exploration into Miami Mega-jail, one of America's largest and most violent of jails, a holding pen for almost 6000 un-convicted inmates. Louis goes deeper into the jail system, meeting an alleged triple murderer facing a possible death sentence. He also follows a group of forty or so...
directed by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006; produced by Emma Cooper, fl. 2006, in Louis Theroux, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
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Surviving Incarceration: Inside Canadian Prisons
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written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
Is prison a humane form of punishment and an effective means of rehabilitation? Are current prison policies, such as shifting resources away from rehabilitation toward housing more offenders, improving the safety and lives of incarcerated populations?Considering that many Canadians have served time, are currently...
written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
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