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1980 Riot at the Penitentiary of New Mexico: Books, Articles & More

Books

Colvin, M. (1992). The penitentiary in crisis: From accommodation to riot in New Mexico. SUNY Press. NMSL call number: SW Rare 365.641 C727.

Hirliman, G., & Stone, W. G. (2005). The hate factory: A first-hand account of the 1980 riot at the penitentiary of New Mexico. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. NMSL Call Number: SW Rare 365.641 H6686 2005.

Holocaust at New Mexico State Penitentiary, Feb. 2-3, 1980. (1980). Lubbock, Tex: C.F. Boone. NMSL Call number: SW Rare 365.9789 H754. Reprints of news article from the New Mexican.

Morris, R. (1983). The devil's butcher shop: The New Mexico prison uprising. UNM Press. NMSL Call Number: SW Rare 365.9789 M877d.

Rolland, M. (1997). Descent into madness: An inmate's experience of the New Mexico State Prison riot. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Pub. Co. For libraries holding this item, see WorldCat OCLC# 37377624.

Saenz, A. (1986). Politics of a Prison Riot: The 1980 New Mexico Prison Riot, Its Causes and Aftermath. Rhombus Publishing Company. NMSL call number: SW Rare 365.641 S127p.

Journal and Magazine Articles

Colvin, M. (1982). The 1980 New Mexico Prison Riot. Social Problems, 29(5), 449-463.

Hillman, G. (1981). The Psychopathology of Being Held Hostage. American Journal of Psychiatry, 138 (9), 1193-1197.

Lapham, S. C., Weber, S. F., Burkhart, M. J., Hoffman, R. E., & Kreiss, K. (1984). Risk factors for victimization during the 1980 riot at the Penitentiary of New Mexico. American Journal of Epidemiology, 119(2), 218-226.

Mayer, R. (1980, May/June). Thirty-Six Hours in the New Mexico Prison. Rocky Mountain News, pp. 23-32. Photographs by Tony O’Brien.

Serrill, M. S., Katel, P. (1980). The Anatomy of a Riot: The facts behind New Mexico’s bloody ordeal. Corrections Magazine, 6 (2), 6-16; 20-24.

Useem, B. (1985). Disorganization and the New Mexico Prison Riot of 1980. American Sociological Review, 50 (5), 677-688.

Thesis

Salazar, P. M. (1986). The 1980 riot at the penitentiary of New Mexico: A case study. M.S. California State University, Long Beach, 1986. NMSL Call Number: SW Rare 365.9789 S161

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