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Handbook of prisons

Author: Yvonne Jewkes; Ben Crewe; Jamie Bennett
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of prisons.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
(DLC) 2015025831
(OCoLC)913470080
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Jewkes; Ben Crewe; Jamie Bennett
ISBN: 9781317754558 1317754557 9781317754541 1317754549 9781315797779 1315797771
OCLC Number: 940358000
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contents: Cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgement; List of contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction; Bibliography; Part I: Prisons in context; 1. Prisons in context; Introduction; As it was then; As it is now; Learning from our past; Learning from others; Conclusion; Note; Bibliography; 2. Prison histories, 1770s-1950s: Continuities and contradictions; The mid-Victorian prison: deterrence and bureaucratic administration, 1850-95; Prison reform, 1770s-1850s The emergence of the modern prison and into the 20th century: the demise of Du Cane, decarceration and two World Wars, 1895-1945Inside the prison system during the two World Wars, 1914-18 and 1939-45; Bibliography; 3. The aims of imprisonment; Introduction; Antecedents; Official formulations; Attempting a new definition; A constriction of ambition; The prison in society; Fragmentation; Conclusion; Bibliography; 4. The politics of imprisonment; Introduction; What do we want prisons to do?; Why are so many people in prison, or so few?; Punishment and the 'New Right' Two faces of risk: calculation and representationConcluding remarks; Note; Bibliography; 5. The sociology of imprisonment; Introduction; The 'society of captives'; The prison, inmate culture and the outside world; Prison adaptation and socialization; Social relations and everyday culture; Power, order and resistance; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; 6. Prison expansionism; Introduction; Imprisonment trends; Prisons and crime control; The persistence of prisons, despite the evidence; Social and economic structures and prison expansionism; Conclusion; Bibliography 7. Prison design and carceral spaceIntroduction; Prison design; Research into prison design; The policy context of prison design; Carceral geography and prison design; Building new prisons in the UK; Discussion; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; 8. Prison managerialism: Global change and local cultures in the working lives of prison managers; Introduction; Thinking about prison management; Rethinking prison management in late modernity; Late modern prison management in practice; Key performance targets; Measuring the quality of prison life; Conclusion: prison managerialism; Bibliography Part II: Prison controversies9. Private prisons; Background; Overview; Catalysts of privatization; Political influences; Have private prisons delivered the anticipated outcomes?; Some big issues for the future; The future; Notes; Bibliography; 10. Segregation and supermax confinement: An ethical evaluation; Introduction; Defining punishment; Punishment and justification; The retributive turn and supermax confinement; Defining solitary confinement; Deterrence and segregation; Retribution and segregation; Prospects for the future; Conclusion; Selected further reading; Notes; Bibliography
Responsibility: edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe and Jamie Bennett.

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