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NCJ Number: 34220 Find in a Library
Title: USE OF IMPRISONMENT - ESSAYS IN THE CHANGING STATE OF ENGLISH PENAL POLICY
Editor(s): S MCCONVILLE
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 140
Sponsoring Agency: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd
London, WC1E 7DD, England
Sale Source: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd
39 Store Street
London, WC1E 7DD,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: A COLLECTION OF EIGHT ESSAYS WHICH DEAL WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE, ORGANIZATIONAL, STAFFING, LEGAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS OF THE CHANGING ENGLISH PENAL SYSTEM.
Abstract: IN DIFFERENT WAYS, THE MAJORITY OF THE ESSAYS PRESENTED IN THIS TEXT EMPHASIZE THE FAILURE OF THE TREATMENT MODEL OF IMPRISONMENT, AND NOTE OR EVEN SUPPORT THE SHIFT FROM REHABILITATIVE AIMS TO THE OBJECTIVE OF 'HUMANE CONTAINMENT'. AMONG THE SPECIFIC TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THESE ESSAYS ARE PRISONERS' RIGHTS AND GRIEVANCES, CORRECTIONAL STAFF TRAINING AND ORGANIZATION, PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT IN PRISONS, THE IMPRISONMENT OF WOMEN, CUSTODIAL ALTERNATIVES, AND THE HISTORY OF PENAL REFORM.
Index Term(s): Correctional Personnel Training; Correctional reform; Corrections management; England; Incarceration; Policy; Policy analysis; Prisoner's rights; Punishment; Rehabilitation; Treatment
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