Prisoners' Rights: Principles and Practice (BOK)

Susan Easton

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Prisoners' Rights: Principles and Practice considers prisoners' rights from socio-legal and philosophical perspectives, and assesses the advantages and problems of a rights-based approach to imprisonment. At a time of record levels of imprisonment and projected future expansion of the prison population, this work is timely. The discussion in this book is not confined to a formal legal analysis, although it does include discussion of the developing jurisprudence on prisoners' rights. It offers a socio-legal rather than a purely black letter approach, and focuses on the experience of imprisonment. It draws on perspectives from a range of disciplines to illuminate how prisoners' rights operate in practice. The text also contributes to debates on imprisonment and citizenship, the treatment of women prisoners, and social exclusion. This book will be of interest to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of penology and criminal justice, as well as professionals working within the penal system.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2011
Forfatter Susan Easton Forlag
Willan Publishing
ISBN 9781843928089 Antall sider 304
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,8cm Vekt 476 gram
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