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Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England: The Dartmoor Convict Prison Riot, 1932
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Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England: The Dartmoor Convict Prison Riot, 1932

by A. Brown
 
An exploration of the 1932 prison riot in Dartmoor Convict Prison. One of the most notorious and destructive in English prison history, it received unprecedented public and media attention. This book examines the causes, events and consequences to shed new light on prison cultures and violence as well as penal policy and public attitudes.

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An exploration of the 1932 prison riot in Dartmoor Convict Prison. One of the most notorious and destructive in English prison history, it received unprecedented public and media attention. This book examines the causes, events and consequences to shed new light on prison cultures and violence as well as penal policy and public attitudes.

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ISBN-13:
9780230282186
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alyson Brown is a Reader in History at Edge Hill University, UK. She has conducted extensive research into the history of crime and penal history. Her book, English Society and the Prison (2003) was well received and widely reviewed. She has also published numerous articles and chapters on this subject area.

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