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Law and society; social control; social deviance; sociology of crime and violence; prison over-crowding and violence; therapy in prison; alternatives to incarceration; women, sexual assault and violent crime; women in prison

Matthew Silberman
Professor emeritus of sociology
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Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Has researched women in maximum-security prisons and found a strong link between being a victim of violent sexual abuse and adult criminality; author of many articles, reviews and papers on violence in prison, therapy in prison, and alternatives to incarceration; author of A World of Violence: Corrections in America (Wadsworth, 1995); editor of Violence and Society (Prentice-Hall, 2003).

Last updated 1/6/2012


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