Prisons and Punishment: The Essentials 2ed
Publication Date 15 Apr 2014
OverviewThis is the perfect primer for all undergraduate Criminology students studying modules on Prisons and Punishment. Not only does it cover all the key topics in Penology, but it also encourages students to think critically about these topics. The second edition: Explores international and comparative examples Includes new sections on new penology, new punitiveness, reductivism, proportionality, demographic issues, sentencing policy and principles, persistent offending, financial penalties, rehabilitation, victimology, capital punishment, mental health, drugs in prison and young offenders Teaches students how to read and reference journal articles in their work Provides students with helpful advice on employability The book includes a useful study skills section which guides students through essay-writing and offers hints and tips on how they can get the most out of their lecturers and seminars. A brand new companion website directs readers towards relevant journal articles and weblinks.This is the ideal textbook for all undergraduate students embarking on their studies in Prisons and Punishment.