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  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1995-10)
    Autonomous prisons in the nineteenth century were often inefficient and highly political. Many state legislatures and governors attempted to move toward centralized control of their state facilities. In the twentieth century ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1985-04)
    Prison discipline received considerable attention from both the courts and professional organizations during the decade of the 1970s. It was widely assumed that the due process requirements which resulted from judicial ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1984-03)
    Official prison misconduct records are used to test some of the assumptions inherent in previous research based upon such records. Many of these studies used prison data to measure changes in prisoner behavior, while others ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1987-10)
    Based on empirical evidence that visiting is significantly related to parole success, several authorities have encouraged correctional institutions to maximize visiting opportunities. Previous studies have noted geographical ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1983-10-14)
    An exploratory survey of visitors to two men's prisons finds that the visitors differ in some significant ways from prisoners' families previously described in the literature. The results raise some questions about the ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1993-09)
    In 1973 the National Advisory Commission on Standards and Goals recommended that correctional services be consolidated under a single state agency, arguing that cost efficiencies, improved communication, and greater employee ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1988-04-04)
    Visiting rules and regulations from 71 long-term adult correctional facilities from 31 states were collected for review. The rules are divided into five areas: visitor application, visitor processing, contraband, conduct, ...

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