The Penal System: An Introduction
Now fully revised, this highly successful textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the penal system in England and Wales.
Michael Cavadino and James Dignan examine all aspects of the penal process, including details of the recent dramatic developments which have made the punishment of offenders and the escalating `penal crisis' one of the most hotly debated issues of the day. They also outline the theories which purport to justify and explain the practice of punishment and consider their value in helping us understand the penal system.
The Second Edition presents a stimulating account of the current crisis. The authors argue that the penal system not only suffers from severe practical pr
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Prison. Privatization: Panacea. or. Pandora's. Box? In the late 1980s and early
1990s the seemingly relentless rise in prison numbers had the initial effect of
tempering the Conservative government's instinctive law and order preferences
with a ...
In a remarkably short space of time, therefore, prison privatization in England and
Wales has progressed from being a seemingly outlandish proposal to a fiercely
competitive multi-million pound market. In this section we have identified some ...
insecure as life for inmates undoubtedly is in the public prison system in England,
when it comes to the maintenance of ... In this sense, it is fair to say that prison
privatization has almost certainly exacerbated the already deteriorating crisis of ...
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