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Imprisonment : European perspectives

Author: John Muncie; Richard F Sparks; Richard Sparks
Publisher: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991.
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This comparative study of European prisons and their penal systems reflects serious concern in Britain about the state of its penal system. The book investigates systems in Wales, Scotland, Germany,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Muncie; Richard F Sparks; Richard Sparks
ISBN: 0745011276 9780745011271 0745011284 9780745011288 0312074824 9780312074821
OCLC Number: 24737004
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xi, 266 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 The origins of penal systems: the state of prisons, J. Howard; Elizabethan houses of correction, A. Van Der Slice; punishment and social structure, G. Rusche and O. Kircheimer; the establishment and contraction of modern prison practice in Continental Europe, D. Melossi. Part 2 Contemporary penal policies and practices: expansion and contraction in European prison systems, J. Muncie and R. Sparks; the origins and consequences of Dutch penal policy since 1945, D. Downes; reducing the prison population - lessons from the German experience?, J. Feese; correcting manifest wrongs? prison inspection and grievance procedures in England and Wales, France, Germany and The Netherlands, J. Vagg; the future of imprisonment in Scotland, M. Adler and B. Longhurst; the argument against building more prisons, T. Mathieson. Part 3 The imprisoned citizen in Europe: European prison rules, Council of Europe commentary on prison rules, K. Neale; the prisons and the courts, C. Gearty; the remand prisoner and European penal procedures, R. Vogler.
Responsibility: edited by John Muncie and Richard Sparks.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9780745011288
(Sirsi) 641793
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