Handbook on Prisoners with Special Needs
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Jan. 21, 2010
ANNOTATION: “This handbook covers the special needs of the eight groups of prisoners, which have a particularly vulnerable status in prisons” (p.1). The groups of prisoners are those with mental health care needs, those with disabilities, ethnic and racial minorities and indigenous peoples, foreign national prisoners, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) prisoners, older prisoners, prisoners with terminal illness, and prisoners under sentence of death. Each group has its own chapters comprised of: overview; special needs and challenges; international standards; responding to the needs of these prisoners; and recommendations.