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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


Get on the Bus: Mobilizing Communities across California to Unite Children with Their Parents in Prison

Suzanne Jabro and Kelly Kester-Smith

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Studies show that regular contact between incarcerated mothers and their children is crucial to the mental health and development of both groups. Yet no programs existed to make this contact ... More


The Same Money?: Locating the Entrepreneurial Habitus

Dick Hobbs

in Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668281
eISBN:
9780191760563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668281.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses how changes in the global drug market have eroded the links between traditional criminal territories and the cultures they spawned. Women exemplify these changes to criminal ... 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


Letters to Casey Anthony, a woman accused of murder

Lizzie Seal

in Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is based on an analysis of letters sent by members of the public to Casey Anthony, while she was awaiting trial for the capital murder of her daughter, Caylee. Caylee Anthony went ... More


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