The Penal System

Now in its Sixth Edition, this book remains the most comprehensive and authoritative on the penal system, providing students with an incisive, critical account of the punitive, managerial and humanitarian approaches to criminal justice.

The Penal System

The Penal System

Now in its Sixth Edition, this remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the penal system, providing students with an incisive, critical account of the punitive, managerial and humanitarian approaches to criminal justice. Fully updated to cover the most recent changes in the Criminal Justice System, the new edition: Outlines contemporary policy debates on sentencing, staffing, youth custody and overcrowding. Explores growing inequalities in the criminal justice system including issues of race, religion, gender and sexuality, with new content on faith, and transgender prisoners. Considers the impact of privatisation on the probation service. Discusses the most recent debates around the parole process, including high-profile cases and attempts at reform. The book is supported by online resources for lecturers and students, including chapter PowerPoints, sample syllabus, summaries of key legislative acts and bills, official reports, a list of recommended further reading for each chapter, and links to important Penal Agencies and Organisations, Law Reform Organisations, and other useful academic sites. Essential reading for students of criminal justice and criminology, studying penology, punishments and the penal system.

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The Penal System
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Michael Cavadino, James Dignan, George Mair, Jamie Bennett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-02 - Publisher: SAGE

Now in its Sixth Edition, this remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the penal system, providing students with an incisive, critical account of the punitive, managerial and humanitarian approaches to criminal justice. Fully updated to cover the most recent changes in the Criminal Justice System, the new edition:
Prisons and Prison Systems
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Mitchel P. Roth
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Examines the diversity of prisons and prison systems throughout the world, allowing readers to better understand this integral part of the criminal justice system.
Punishment and Prisons
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Joe Sim
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-10 - Publisher: SAGE

'Punishment and Prisons is a scholarly, powerful and inspirational critique. With passion and humanity, Joe Sim strips neo-liberal penal policies of their reformist pretensions and demonstrates that prisons will continue to be brutal enforcers of gross economic inequalities until such time as the abolitionist alternative is realised' - Pat Carlen
Penal Systems
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Michael Cavadino, James Dignan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-26 - Publisher: SAGE

'Cavadino and Dignan's Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach looks across national boundaries to see how penal systems differ and why. It is hands-down the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject and should become a staple textbook for use in law and social science courses on comparative penal policy
Prisons & Punishment
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: David Scott, Nick Flynn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-08 - Publisher: SAGE

Covering all the key topics across the subject of Penology, this book gives you the tools you need to delve deeper and critically examine issues relating to prisons and punishment. The second edition: explores prisons and punishment within national, international and comparative contexts, and draws upon contemporary case studies throughout