Surviving Russian Prisons

Surviving Russian Prisons

by Laura Piacentini


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138012158
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2004
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 1 Context of research and methodology 2 Prison labour, reform and economics: a review of the literature 3 Filling the void: Russia's new 'penal identities' 4 Barter: Russia's 'penal micro-economy' 5 Penal ideology in transition: identification in geographical spaces 6 Prison practices that test the limits of human rights norms 7 Western borrowings: how human rights have 'travelled' to Russian prisons 8 Beyond the metaphor: the phenomenon of 'failed penal societies' References Index

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