The Resource Imprisonment worldwide : the current situation and an alternative future, Andrew Coyle, Helen Fair, Jessica Jacobson, Roy Walmsley

Imprisonment worldwide : the current situation and an alternative future, Andrew Coyle, Helen Fair, Jessica Jacobson, Roy Walmsley

Label
Imprisonment worldwide : the current situation and an alternative future
Title
Imprisonment worldwide
Title remainder
the current situation and an alternative future
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Coyle, Helen Fair, Jessica Jacobson, Roy Walmsley
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Language
eng
Summary
How many people are imprisoned across the globe? What factors can help explain variations in the use of imprisonment in different countries? What ethical considerations should apply to the way imprisonment is used? Providing a comprehensive account of prison populations worldwide, this new work links prison statistics from the last 15 years with considerations of how prisons and prison populations are managed. With commentary from its well-known, respected authors on what is meant by an ethical approach to the use of imprisonment, and how this can be sustained in ever more challenging social, economic and political environments, this book is a major contribution to the knowledge of those currently debating prisons and the use of imprisonment, whether from academic, policy, practitioner, activist or lay perspectives. Its accessible, informative infographics also make it an engaging read and a valuable teaching resource for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in criminology, law, political science, and public policy
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N$T
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8665
LC item number
.C69 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coyle, Andrew
  • Fair, Helen
  • Jacobson, Jessica
  • Walmsley, Roy
  • JSTOR
Series statement
Policy Press Shorts Insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Label
Imprisonment worldwide : the current situation and an alternative future, Andrew Coyle, Helen Fair, Jessica Jacobson, Roy Walmsley
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447331766
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 4558504
  • 22573/ctt1t6x32f
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951809647
  • (OCoLC)ocn951809647
Label
Imprisonment worldwide : the current situation and an alternative future, Andrew Coyle, Helen Fair, Jessica Jacobson, Roy Walmsley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447331766
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 4558504
  • 22573/ctt1t6x32f
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951809647
  • (OCoLC)ocn951809647

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