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Solitary confinement.

Christopher Burney

Solitary confinement.

by Christopher Burney

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Published by Clerke & Cockeran .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination152p.,23cm
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17179397M

Sharon Shalev () Solitary control and punitive isolation: ’new’ forms of solitary confinement in Supermax prisons of the USA, Phd. thesis, London , p. 48; Lorna Rhodes () Total Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement—in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana—all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woodfox survived was, in itself, a feat of extraordinary endurance against the violence and deprivation he faced ://?id=kqOADwAAQBAJ.

  Those human rights standards, adopted by the United Nations, expressly prohibit “indefinite solitary confinement” and solitary confinement lasting longer than 15 days. The lawsuit began in , when Todd Ashker and Danny Troxell, who were both held Solitary Confinement的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。将这些话题细分出来,分别进行讨论,会有更多收获

Albert Woodfox spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement confronting all manner of predators – sex-crazed inmates, racist guards, stifling heat, wardens bent on breaking his :// The use of solitary confinement in prisons became common with the rise of the modern penitentiary during the first half of the nineteenth century and his since remained a feature of many prison systems all over the world. Solitary confinement is used for a panoply of different reasons although research tells us that these practices have widespread negative health ://


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That Albert Woodfox survived was, in Solitary Confinement is Christopher Burney’s account of the days he spent in Fresnes prison, outside Paris, after being captured by the Germans as a suspected spy in Contrary to what you might expect, though, this is not a Wooden Horse/Escape from Colditz book of British derring-do and ://   Prolonged solitary confinement has become a widespread and standard practice in U.S.

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