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Managerialism, 1981–2000

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/9780198299073.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops a model referred to as managerialism which characterised the management of prisons in Northern Ireland from the period after the 1980/1 hunger strikes until the present day. The ... More


Private punishment? An examination of the expansion, development and employment relations of private prisons

Sanjiv Sachdev

in Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The growth of private prisons is an important but relatively neglected issue in the discussion of private-sector involvement in public services. Despite the presence of private prisons in the UK ... More


Prisons: security, rehabilitation and humanity

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews the social and political context in which English and Welsh prisons now operate, the effect of successive reforms of management and reorganisation, and the culture and attitudes ... More


‘Titan’ prisons: do size, efficiency and legitimacy matter?

Alison Liebling

in Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the moral performance of prisons. It focuses specifically on the proposed creation of Titan prisons, which are argued to be unhealthy and damaging institutions. Within a ... More


The Penal Context and History

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577965
eISBN:
9780191702266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577965.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines the trends that have shaped modern imprisonment in recent decades. It describes the developments in the Prison Service since the early 1990s and analyses how penal power has ... More


Metamorphosis: How to Transform Punishment in America

Robert A. Ferguson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300230833
eISBN:
9780300235296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230833.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that ... More


Servants of the Crown

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the civil servants in Hong Kong, who have been divided into four fairly arbitrary categories that range from the gaolers and police constables to the governor. The top civil ... More


Concluding Comments

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577965
eISBN:
9780191702266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577965.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book shows that in the Prison Service of England and Wales, conditions are incomparably humane, and the mission of rehabilitation has not been abandoned. It has authoritarian as well as ... More


Artefacts

Laura McAtackney

in An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines artefacts relating to Long Kesh/Maze prison in Northern Ireland in order to find out how the institution was negotiated and used by groups and individuals at specific points in ... More


Rights and Security in the Shadow of the Irish Prison: Developing a Children’s Rights Approach to Prison Visits in Ireland

Fiona Donson and Aisling Parkes

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the potential for adopting a children’s rights-based approach when dealing with issues relating to children impacted by parental incarceration in Ireland. It argues that the ... More


Global capital and marginality

Cynthia S. Hamilton

in Sara Paretsky: Detective fiction as trauma literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096952
eISBN:
9781781708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096952.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Paretsky’s indictment of white-collar crime and corporate capitalism. Her presentation of violence as integral to corporate capitalism gives her critique a sharp edge. This ... More


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