The First Dime: A Decade of Convict Criminology

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Daniel S. Murphy Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: This article discusses the historical origins of Convict Criminology (CC); intellectual legacy of CC; organization of the CC group; allies in the CC struggle; recent activities of the CC group; impact of CC on the study of jails, prisons, and community corrections; and the authors' future plans. Thus, the focus of this article is on taking stock of the development of CC and identifying the accomplishments to date.

Additional Information

Jones, Rick, Stephen C. Richards, Jeffrey Ian Ross, and Daniel S. Murphy. The First Dime: A Decade of Convict Criminology. Prison Journal. June, 2009. vol. 89(2) 151-171. (ISSN: 0032-8855) Published by Sage. DOI: 10.1177/0032885509334744 The version of record can be found at:
Language: English
Date: 2009

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