Providing criminal justice news to criminal justice practitioners, students and academics.
Criminal Justice News
Friday, November 25, 2016
New Book on Restrictive Housing in Correctional Facilities
her latest Director's Corner message, National Institute of Justice Director
Nancy Rodriguez announces the release of a new book, Restrictive Housing in the U.S.: Issues,
Challenges, and Future Directions. Restrictive housing is also
known as solitary confinement and administrative segregation. The book provides
a current comprehensive review of what is known about the use of restrictive
housing in U.S. correctional facilities, and the effects of this practice on
incarcerated individuals, corrections staff and the institution as a whole. To
read the director's message, go to http://www.nij.gov/about/director/Pages/rodriguez-restrictive-housing-in-the-us.aspx.