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  1. A History of English Prison Administration

    By Sean Mcconville

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. English Local Prisons, 1860-1900

    Next Only to Death

    By Sean McConville, Professor Sean Mcconville

    The local prisons of the latter half of the nineteenth century refined systems of punishment so harsh that one judge considered the maximum penalty of two years local imprisonment to be the most severe punishment known to English law: "next only to death". This work examines how private perceptions...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Irish Political Prisoners 1920-1962

    Pilgrimage of Desolation

    By Sean McConville

    Irish Political Prisoners presents a detailed and gripping overview of political imprisonment from 1920-1962. Seán McConville examines the years from the formation of the Northern Ireland state to the release of the last border campaign prisoners in 1962. Drawing extensively and, in many cases,...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Guide to Interviewing

    Oral History, Social Enquiry and Investigation

    By Sean McConville, Anna Bryson

    The Routledge Guide to Interviewing sets out a well-tested and practical approach and methodology: what works, difficulties and dangers to avoid and key questions which must be answered before you set out. Background methodological issues and arguments are considered and drawn upon but the focus is...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Irish Political Prisoners 1848–1922

    Theatres of War

    By Sean McConville

    This is the most wide-ranging study ever published of political violence and the punishment of Irish political offenders from 1848 to the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922. Those who chose violence to advance their Irish nationalist beliefs ranged from gentlemen revolutionaries to those who...

    Published June 27th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Use of Punishment

    Edited by Sean McConville

    In recent decades there has been a vast increase in the use of imprisonment and penal supervision, and to many this development appears to be qualitatively as well as quantitatively different. The causes of this development, its consequences and future course form the main point of departure for...

    Published September 1st 2003 by Willan

  7. Prison Architecture

    By Leslie Fairweather, Sean McConville

    Current and future prison designs are examined in this book, within the government's prison building programme, and the confines of current penal philosophies and legislation. America has led the way in prison design, with two main types of architecture predominating: radial layouts (outside cells...

    Published August 8th 2000 by Routledge

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