Year: 1994 Source: Crisis, v.15, no.3, (1994), p.138-139 SIEC No: 19940734

This book review profiles the first comprehensive & international overview of deaths in custody. The book is a compilation of 16 selected papers from an international conference held in March 1991. There are 6 papers on the incidence of jail suicide, 5 papers on prison suicides in context & 5 papers on prevention & solutions. The review provides the author & title of each paper, highlights & summarizes key points, & includes quotations of some pertinent material.