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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This specifically proposed the contracting out of court and escort duties that had
hitherto been carried out by police and prison officers, and also recommended a
greater involvement by the private sector in the management of remand prisons,
This involved a back-bench Conservative MP tabling an amendment extending
the power to contract out any type of prison, whether holding remand or
sentenced prisoners, and whether new or existing. Although this went far beyond
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