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College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons Paperback – Dec 31 2014

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  • Paperback: 290 pages
  • Publisher: McFarland Publishing (Oct. 14 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786495332
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786495337
  • Product Dimensions: 16.4 x 1.5 x 22.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 136 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,352,253 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Zoukis gives excellent examples to demonstrate that the U.S. would benefit from higher education for inmates in prison. A strongly suggested purchase. Highly recommended"--Choice; "important, highly sensible, and pragmatic new book"--The Huffington Post.

About the Author

Christopher Zoukis is the founder of, and a contributing writer to The Huffington Post and Prison Legal News. Zoukis advocates for the public and lawmakers to expand educational offerings for prisoners. He is incarcerated at FCI Petersburg Medium, Virginia.

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