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Being a Criminologist: Investigation as a Lifestyle and Living

Alison Liebling

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reflects on some aspects of ‘being a criminologist’ who specializes in prisons research. It considers the purpose of research and some of the outcomes of research projects that the ... More


Background and Definitions

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the history of resistance, management, and release of paramilitary prisoners in Northern Ireland. Much of the book focuses on ... 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


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