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Bringing together new research, this book advances current theoretical understandings of punishment and control in society. It provides a critical analysis of institutions, punishment and the law, and explores the delivery of punishment and experience of incarceration in Western societies from the early-nineteenth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230549333
ISBN-10: 0230549330
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 281
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Helen Johnston

SARAH ANDERSON is a policy advisor at the Department of Corrections, New Zealand ANETTE BALLINGER is Lecturer in Criminology at Keele University, UK ALYSON BROWN is Reader in History at Edge Hill University, UK JAMIE BENNETT is a prison manager. He is currently undertaking a PhD with Edinburgh University, UK MICHAEL FIDDLER is Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Greenwich, UK HELEN JOHNSTON is Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Hull, UK JOHN P LOCKER is a senior researcher with New Zealand Police BRONWYN MORRISON is Senior Research Advisor for the Research, Evaluation and Modelling Unit at the Ministry of Justice, New Zealand JOHN PRATT is Professor of Criminology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand HEATHER SHORE is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural History at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK TONY WARD is Reader in Law at the University of Hull, UK ABIGAIL WILLS is a postdoctoral Career Development Fellow in History at Brasenose College, Oxford, UK

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