The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons builds on the critical and commercial success of the first edition and includes new chapters, new sections and new authors to give it a fresh and significantly different feel to its predecessor. As with the first edition, this book offers an overview of...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge
Little of what we know about prison comes from the mouths of prisoners, and very few academic accounts of prison life manage to convey some of its most profound and important features: its daily pressures and frustrations, the culture of the wings and landings, and the relationships which shape the...
Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge
The past decade has seen dramatic growth in every area of the prison enterprise. Yet our knowledge of the inner life of the prison remains limited. This book aims to redress this research gap by providing insight into various aspects of the daily life of prison staff. It provides a serious...
Published October 31st 2007 by Willan
This is the most comprehensive and ambitious book on prisons to have been published, a key text for anybody studying the subject and an essential work of reference for practitioners working in prisons and other parts of the criminal justice system. It is especially timely in view of the many...
Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge