Hell Is A Very Small Place

Hell Is A Very Small Place

Voices From Solitary Confinement

Book - 2016
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The UN Special Report on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond 15 days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than 80,000 people in isolation on any given day. Now, for the first time, the founders of Solitary Watch have collected a dozen first-hand accounts of life in solitary confinement. These first-hand accounts are supplemented by the writing of noted experts, exploring the psychological, legal, ethical and political dimensions of solitary confinement.
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9781620971376
1620971372
Branch Call Number: 365.6092273
Characteristics: xii, 226 pages ; 22 cm

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