Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment
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Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment by Yvonne Jewkes
Book DescriptionContemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established prisons and penal lexicon. At the same time courses on prisons and penology remain important components of criminology and criminal justice degree courses. This will be the essential source of reference for the increasing number of people studying in, working in prisons and working with prisoners. This Dictionary is part a new series of dictionaries covering key aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system and designed to meet the needs of both students and practitioners: * approximately 300 entries (of between 500 and 1500 words) on key terms and concepts arranged alphabetically designed to meet the needs of both students and practitioners * entries include summary definition, main text and key texts and sources takes full account of emerging occupational and Skills for Justice criteria * edited by a leading academic and practitioner in the prisons and penology field entries contributed by leading academic and practitioners in prisons and penology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843922919
(246mm x 174mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Yvonne Jewkes
Media and Crime, Paperback (February 2015)
Fully updated with new crime statistics, case studies - including Jimmy Savile, the murder of Lee Rigby, and Wikileaks - and a student website, this bestselling text introduces students to this exciting area and encourages them to think critically about key issues
Handbook of Internet Crime, Paperback (November 2009)
Suitable for scholars and others whose work brings them into contact with managing, policing and regulating online behaviour, this book explores issues and debates surrounding internet-related crime, deviance, policing, law and regulation in the 21st century. It also reflects the range and depth of cybercrime research and scholarship.
Crime and Media, Hardback (March 2009)» View all books by Yvonne Jewkes
This defintive collection brings together articles on the relationship between the media and crime which is an extremely lively and topical debate in much of the western world.
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Author Biography - Yvonne Jewkes
Yvonne Jewkes is Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester. She has written extensively on the problems of policing cybercrime as well as more generally about the relationship between new technologies, crime and deviance. Her books include Dot.cons: crime, deviance and identity on the internet (Willan, 2003) and Media and Crime (Sage, 2004). She is co-founder and editor of Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal and editor of the Handbook on Prisons (Willan, 2007). Jamie Bennett is Deputy Governor, HMP Whitemoor, and editor of the Prison Journal.
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