Prison Patter: A Dictionary of Prison Words and Slang (BOK)

Angela Devlin

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An informative and fascinating guide containing some 2,500 entries together with explanations and background to the prison slang whenever possible. Ideal reading for anyone wishing to look beneath the surface of criminal justice and penal policy at words and phrases used by prisoners which are often telling and direct. With an introduction to the topic of prison slang by the author including an overview of the contents, methodology, rhyming slang and backslang, the 'secret drugs code', jailers and the jailed, and scenes from prison life. It is a must for prisoners, their families, police, prison officers and anyone involved with prisons and prisoners, plus students of language.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1996 Forfatter Angela Devlin
Forlag
Waterside Press
ISBN 9781872870410
Antall sider 128 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Illustratør Maryanne Emner og form Penology & punishment, Dictionaries, Dialect, slang & jargon