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Religion as Rehabilitation? Reflections on Islam in the Correctional Setting

Whittier Law Review, Vol. 34, 2012

25 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last revised: 28 Feb 2014

SpearIt

Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Abstract

This essay is the keynote lecture from the Muslims in the United States and Beyond symposium at Whittier Law School. The work reflects on the state of research into Islam in prison, including the religion's historic role in supporting inmate rehabilitation and providing a means for coping with life as a prisoner and on the outside.

Keywords: Rehabilitation, Religion, Prison, Islam, Muslims, Recidivism, Corrections

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SpearIt, Religion as Rehabilitation? Reflections on Islam in the Correctional Setting. Whittier Law Review, Vol. 34, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2235706

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