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Survey of State Prison Inmates, 1991

By Beck, Allen J., Ph. D.

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Title: Survey of State Prison Inmates, 1991  
Author: Beck, Allen J., Ph. D.
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
Collections: Government Library Collection
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Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Beck, Ph. D, A. J. (n.d.). Survey of State Prison Inmates, 1991. Retrieved from http://kindle.worldlibrary.net/


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Excerpt: For the first time in a national survey, Inmates responded to questions about owning and using guns, gang membership, HIV testing, and entering prison pregnant In the summer of 1991,13,986 inmates answered questions in face-to-face interviews. The prisoners, a scientific sample for the Nation, represented more than 711,000 adults held in State correctional facilities. In a session lasting from several minutes to more than an hour, each inmate described his or her criminal history, family and employment background, and any involvement with drugs and alcohol. Each inmate also reported on participation in correctional programs and past education. Inmates convicted of a violent crime were asked about their victim.

Table of Contents
Contents Fourth nationally representative survey of State prison inmates: Unique information collected, usefulness and importance of that information, survey procedures, reliability of inmate interviews Profile of the State prison inmate population, 1991 and 1986: Sex, race, Hispanic origin, age, marital status, education, work before entering prison, income, and veteran status Offenses for which inmates were in prison, 1991 and 1986: Comparisons of offenses of male and female inmates, and of white, black, and Hispanic inmates Sentences that inmates were serving, time that they had served and expected to serve Life in prison or death sentences, sentence enhancements, sentence length and time served according to offense Alien inmates: Countries of origin, age, sex, marital status, and education of inmates who were not U.S. citizens, their drug use and offenses for which they were in prison Family background: Inmates' childhood families, whether the parents had used drugs or alcohol, incarceration of family members, physical and sexual abuse Fathers and mothers in prison: Inmate parents with children under age 18, caregivers for inmates' children, women who entered prison pregnant, women's program participation

 

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