Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: Holloway prison x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Secure Hospital: Planning the New Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Holloway redevelopment project was regarded as a quite exceptional and daunting enterprise marked by an unparalleled scale and ambition. All prison-building is formidable, not unlike the planning ... More


The Minotaur: Disturbed Women and Monstrous Visions

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0053
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The regimes of prisons are unstable. This book has already shown how Holloway prison itself had moved precariously and rapidly through a succession of political systems, the quest for authority ... More


The Grim Fortress: The Condemning of the Victorian Prison

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tries to reconstruct some critical parts of the decision to demolish the old Holloway prison, and it would be useful at the outset to give structural and political context to what was ... More


Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rebuilding of Holloway prison announced in 1968 was intended to be of enormous significance for the treatment and therapeutic rehabilitation of female inmates. Reconstruction began in 1970 but ... More


Theseus: Colin Allen and the Reformation of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0056
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The new Governor, Colin Allen, the man who was expected to deliver the change, had started his career as a borstal housemaster, had been Deputy Governor of Feltham between 1971 and 1977, Governor of ... More


The Noble Castle: Holloway as a Victorian Radial Prison

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by describing something of the architecture and social organisation of the first Holloway prison whose demolition and replacement are the substantive theme of this book. The old ... More


The Labyrinth: The New Holloway and its Problems

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0048
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that design, inmate ‘disturbance’ and staff incertitude in the new Holloway prison proved to be an unstable compound. Problems attained public prominence as telling contrasts were ... More


Metamorphosis II: The Penological Redefinition of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The delays in the Holloway prison redevelopment project so radically transformed the practices, organisation, and experiences of the people implicated in the project that the very character of the ... More


Metamorphosis III: The Social Transformation of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For quite a long time, most staff and inmates seemed to be enclosed inside their total institution, sealed against knowledge about events on the building site beyond the walls, concentrating on ... More


Metamorphosis I: The Physical Reconstruction of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fall of the old Holloway prison and the rise of the new were to be synchronised. There was to be a carefully directed movement, a phased reconstruction, that entailed destroying the old radial ... More


The Prison Department, Women and Criminology

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Prison Department was undergoing radical change in the immediate aftermath of a flurry of sensational prison escapes. This led to the launching of the Mountbatten Inquiry into Prison Escapes and ... More


Prisons’ Policy: The Redevelopment of Holloway Prison

Elaine Player

in The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199580231
eISBN:
9780191702280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers Paul Rock's work on prison research and his first empirical study focusing exclusively on the treatment of women. In 1996 Paul published Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The ... More


Introduction

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book examines a chain of reform efforts to reconstruct Holloway prison, a penal regime and a social world for inmate women. Those efforts were focused firstly on the loftily idealistic work of ... More


Conclusion

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0058
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The development of Holloway prison also conveys something of the organisation of knowledge about women criminals. Holloway looms large in the criminal justice system and it played an important part ... More


‘Fighting the Tans at Fourteen’:1 1916–1918

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the major changes in the life of Seán MacBride during the period from 1916 to 1918. It explains that during this period MacBride's family moved to Dublin, Ireland and describes ... More


View: