A collection of papers on various aspects of the imprisonment process in which each chapter highlights a critical area in the prisoner's passage through the penal system. The book aims to promote a greater understanding of the issues and problems inherent to the British penal system.
Prosecution approaches and imprisonment, J.Tombs; jailing and bailing - understanding bail and custodial remand in Scotland, England and Wales, C.Jones; classification procedures in Scottish prisons - "sweeties for the good boys", J.McNeill; women in prison, P.Baldwin; suicide and stress in prison, S.Backett; the role of the psychiatrist in the penal system, A. Yellowlees; prisoners' rights, J.McManus; the Barlinnie special unit, I.Stephen; through-care or throughput, M.Harland; criminal justice - impediments to reform, D.Jenkins; alternatives to prison, S.Moody and A.Carr; imprisonment - in the victim's interest, A. Millar.
Imprisonment Today: Current Issues in the Prison Debate by Edited by Simon Backett
Edited by Simon Backett
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