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- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication22/02/2016
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Content Note15 black & white illustrations, 17 black & white tables, 7 black & white halftones, 8 black & white line drawings
- Weight1270 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine41 mm
- Edited byBen Crewe,Jamie Bennett,Yvonne Jewkes
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction Part 1: Prisons in Context 1. Prisons in Context, Andrew Coyle 2. Prison Histories, 1770s-1950s: Continuities and contradictions, Helen Johnston 3. The Aims of Imprisonment, Ian O'Donnell 4. The Politics of Imprisonment, Richard Sparks, Jessica Bird and Louise Brangan 5. The Sociology of Imprisonment, Ben Crewe 6. Prison expansionism, Deborah H. Drake 7. Prison Design and Carceral Space, Dominique Moran, Yvonne Jewkes and Jennifer Turner 8. Prison Managerialism: Global change and local cultures in the working lives of prison managers, Jamie Bennett Part 2: Prison Controversies 9. Private Prisons, John Rynne and Richard Harding 10. Segregation and Supermax Confinement: An ethical evaluation, Derek S. Jeffreys 11. Mental Health in Prisons, Alice Mills and Kathleen Kendall 12. Drug Misuse in Prison, Michael Wheatley 13. Suicide, Distress and the Quality of Prison Life, Alison Liebling and Amy Ludlow 14. Sex offenders in Prison, Ruth Mann 15. The prison officer, Helen Arnold 16. Prisons and Technology: General lessons from the American context, Robert Johnson and Katie Hail-Jares Part 3: International Perspectives on Imprisonment 17. Punishment and Political Economy, Ester Massa 18. Prisons and Human Rights, Peter Bennett 19. An International Overview of the Initiatives to Accommodate Indigenous Prisoners, Elizabeth Grant 20. Ironies of American Imprisonment: From capitalizing on prisons to capital punishment, Michael Welch 21. Houses for the Poor: Continental European prisons, Vincenzo Ruggiero 22. Prisons as Welfare Institutions? Punishment and the Nordic model, Thomas Ugelvik 23. Australasian Prisons, Claire Spivakovsky 24. Prisons in Africa, Andrew M. Jefferson and Tomas Max Martin 25. Asian prisons: Colonial pasts, neoliberal future and subversive sites, Mahuya Bandyopadhyay 26. Latin American Prisons, Sacha Darke and Maria Lucia Karam Part 4: The Penal Spectrum 27. High Security Prisons in England and Wales: Principles and practuce, Alison Liebling 28. Therapeutic Communities in Prison, Alisa Stevens 29. Older Age, Harder Time: Ageing and imprisonment, Natalie Mann 30. Young People and Prison, Rob Allen 31. Doing Gendered Time: The harms of women's incarceration, Linda Moore and Phil Scraton 32. Race, Ethnicity, Multiculture and Prison Life, Rod Earle 33. The Prisoner: Inside and out, Jason Warr Part 5: Beyond the Prison 34. Prisons and desistance, Fergus McNeill and Marguerite Schinkel 35. Collateral damage: The families and children of prisoners, Rachel Condry, Anna Kotova and Shona Minson 36. Inspecting the Prison, Nick Hardwick 37. Researching the Prison, Yvonne Jewkes and Serena Wright 38. Representing the Prison, Eamonn Carrabine 39. Imprisonment in a Global World: Rethinking penal power, Mary Bosworth, Ines Hasselberg and Sarah Turnbull 40. Campaigning for and Campaigning against Prisons: Excavating and reaffirming the case for prison abolition, Mick Ryan and Joe Sim.
- Author BiographyYvonne Jewkes is Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester. She is editor of the first Handbook on Prisons (2007), author of Captive Audience: Media, Masculinity and Power in Prisons (2002), and series editor (with Ben Crewe and Thomas Ugelvik) of Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology. Yvonne's publications on prison architecture include (with Philip Hancock) 'Penal Aesthetics and the Pains of Imprisonment', Punishment & Society; (with Dominique Moran) 'The paradox of the green prison: sustaining the environment or sustaining the penal complex?', Theoretical Criminology; and 'The Aesthetics and Anaesthetics of Prison Architecture', in Simon, J. et al Architecture and Justice (2013). Ben Crewe is Deputy Director of the Prisons Research Centre at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. Dr. Crewe has published widely on prisons and imprisonment, and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Criminology. His current research is on prisoners serving very long sentences from an early age. Jamie Bennett has been a prison manager since 1996 and is currently Governor of HMP Grendon & Springhill. Dr. Bennett is also a Research Associate at the University of Oxford and has edited Prison Service Journal since 2004. He has written widely on prisons and was awarded a PhD at University of Edinburgh.
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