volume 70, issue 1, P58-72 1990
DOI: 10.1177/003288559007000107
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Abstract: Growth in the long-term inmate population continues to be a major concern for correctional managers throughout the United States. This concern is fueled by speculation about the gravity of problems and consequences resulting from increasing numbers of inmates being sentenced to prison for long periods of time. Among the most disturbing scenarios envisioned by experts is the emergence of a large, disgruntled and potentially violent group of inmates with special managment needs that cannot be met by correctiona…

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