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ISBN-13: 9781847421104
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 10/22/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Mike Hough, Institute for Criminal Policy Research, School of Law, King'''s College London, Rob Allen, International Centre for Prison Studies, King's College London and Enver Solomon, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, King's College, London

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables



Notes on contributors

1              Introduction

                Mike Hough and Enver Solomon

2              The prisoners’ dilemma in England and Wales

                Nicola Lacey

3              Building on sand: why expanding the prison estate is not the way to ‘secure the future’

                Carol Hedderman

4              Towards more consistent and predictable sentencing in England and Wales

                Jessica Jacobson, Julian Roberts and Mike Hough

5              ‘Titan’ prisons: do size, efficiency and legitimacy matter?

                Alison Liebling

6              Private punishment? An examination of the expansion, development and employment relations of private prisons

                Sanjiv Sachdev

7              Reducing the use of custody as a sanction: a review of recent international experiences

                Julian Roberts

8              Where now?

                Rod Morgan

9              Endnote: latest developments in penal policy

                Rob Allen

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