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Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights.

Author: Kirstin Drenkhahn; Manuela Dudeck; Frieder Dünkel
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Routledge frontiers of criminal justice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that of a dungeon with a hard bed and a diet of bread and water. But what is prison really like? Do prisoners have the same  Read more...
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Drenkhahn, Kirstin.
Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstin Drenkhahn; Manuela Dudeck; Frieder Dünkel
ISBN: 9781317684442 1317684443
OCLC Number: 884014920
Description: 1 online resource (419 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Editors' biographies; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Research on long-term imprisonment; 3 Methodology; 4 International rules concerning long-term prisoners; 5 Activities of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture; 6 Long-term imprisonment in the participating countries; 6.1 Belgium; 6.2 Croatia; 6.3 Denmark; 6.4 England and Wales; 6.5 Finland; 6.6 France; 6.7 Germany; 6.8 Lithuania; 6.9 Poland. 6.10 Spain --
Catalonia6.11 Sweden; 7 Findings of the empirical study; 7.1 Accommodation; 7.2 Sentence planning; 7.3 Health care; 7.4 Psychiatric problems; 7.5 Work and education; 7.6 Leisure time; 7.7 Treatment programmes; 7.8 Personal contacts within the institution, security and conflict management; 7.9 Personal contacts with the outside world and preparation for release; 8 Conclusion; Index.
Series Title: Routledge frontiers of criminal justice.

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Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that of a dungeon with a hard bed and a diet of bread and water. But what is prison really like? Do prisoners have the same rights as everyone else? What are the similarities and differences between prisons in different European countries?This book answers all of these questions, whilst a.

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`A comprehensive and authoritative account of what prison is like in eleven European countries, Long-Term Imprisonment makes an important and timely contribution to an emerging body of literature on Read more...

 
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