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ERIC Number: ED086981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 101
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Books Behind Bars.
Gulker, Virgil
This book reports on an experiment in literacy which was carried out at the federal correctional institution in Milan, Michigan. Contents include: an introduction by Daniel N. Fader, "Walden's Bookshop," a discussion of a prison library; "The Milan Library: A History of Inmate Involvement"; "Literature and the Clientele," a discussion of inmate reading interests; "The Selection of Books"; "The Prison Administration and the Library"; "The Selection Procedure: Implications for the Classroom"; "The Library: Educational Imperative"; and "Epilogue." The book concludes with an extensive 34-page list of titles of essential reading materials, and the index refers to numerous books discussed in the preceding text. (RB)
Scarecrow Press, Inc., 52 Liberty St., P. O. Box 656, Metuchen, New Jersey 08882 ($5.00 cloth)
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan