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Dictionary of prisons and punishment

Author: Yvonne Jewkes; Jamie Bennett
Publisher: Cullompton : Willan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established prisons and penal lexicon.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Jewkes; Jamie Bennett
ISBN: 9781843922926 1843922924 1843922916 9781843922919 9786612077616 6612077611 9781849724678 1849724679
OCLC Number: 85691840
Description: xxxiii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of entries. List of contributors. About this book. Introduction and overview. Prisons and punishment timeline. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment. List of references
Responsibility: edited by Yvonne Jewkes and Jamie Bennett.

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A reference for the increasing number of people studying in, working in prisons and working with prisoners. This dictionary covers key aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. It  Read more...

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