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Minority Ethnic Prisoners and the COVID-19 Lockdown
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written by Gavin Dingwall, fl. 2022 and Avril Brandon, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 130 page(s)
If prison regimes had continued as normal during the COVID-19 lockdown, social distancing would have been impossible. Therefore, sweeping restrictions were imposed confining prisoners to their cells, cancelling communal activity and prohibiting visits from family and friends. This insightful book identifies the r...
written by Gavin Dingwall, fl. 2022 and Avril Brandon, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 130 page(s)
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Criminal Women
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written by Loraine Gelsthorpe, fl. 2022, Pat Carlen, fl. 2022, Vicky Seaman, fl. 2022, Kate O'Brien, fl. 2022, Fiona Measham, fl. 2022, Orla Lynch, fl. 2022, Alison Jobe, fl. 2022, Lucy Baldwin, fl. 2021, Hannah King, fl. 2022, Tammi Walker, fl. 2022, Maggie O'Neill, fl. 2022 and Sharon Grace, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 196 page(s)
Accounts of female offenders’ journeys into the criminal justice system are often silenced or marginalised. Featuring a Foreword from Pat Carlen and inspired by her seminal book ‘Criminal Women’, this collection uses participatory, inclusive and narrative methodologies to highlight the lived experiences of...
written by Loraine Gelsthorpe, fl. 2022, Pat Carlen, fl. 2022, Vicky Seaman, fl. 2022, Kate O'Brien, fl. 2022, Fiona Measham, fl. 2022, Orla Lynch, fl. 2022, Alison Jobe, fl. 2022, Lucy Baldwin, fl. 2021, Hannah King, fl. 2022, Tammi Walker, fl. 2022, Maggie O'Neill, fl. 2022 and Sharon Grace, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 196 page(s)
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Experiences of Criminal Justice
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written by John Thomas, Baron Thomas of Cwmgiedd, 1947-, Carwyn Jones, 1967-, Roxanna Dehaghani, fl. 2022 and Daniel Newman, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 272 page(s)
Austerity continues to impact the criminal justice process in England and Wales: police numbers are down, the Crown Prosecution Service is in disarray, legal aid has been reduced, courts are closing and magistrates are leaving. Research into the criminal process usually focuses on England, however this book offer...
written by John Thomas, Baron Thomas of Cwmgiedd, 1947-, Carwyn Jones, 1967-, Roxanna Dehaghani, fl. 2022 and Daniel Newman, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2022), 272 page(s)
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Advancing Children’s Rights in Detention
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written by Ann Skelton, fl. 2022, Pat Bergin, fl. 2022 and Ursula Kilkelly, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 226 page(s)
The UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty detailed many children’s poor experiences in detention, highlighting the urgent need for reform. Applying a child-centred model of detention that fulfils the rights of the child under the five themes of provision, protection, participation, preparation and pa...
written by Ann Skelton, fl. 2022, Pat Bergin, fl. 2022 and Ursula Kilkelly, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 226 page(s)
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Justice in a Time of Austerity
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written by Shami Chakrabarti, 1969-, Daniel Newman, fl. 2021 and Jon Robins, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 225 page(s)
How are poverty and social inequality entrenched through a failing justice system? In this important book, Jon Robins and Daniel Newman examine how the lives of people already struggling with problems with their welfare benefits, jobs, housing and immigration are made much harder by cuts to legal aid and the fai...
written by Shami Chakrabarti, 1969-, Daniel Newman, fl. 2021 and Jon Robins, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 225 page(s)
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The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies
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written by Katharina Swirak, fl. 2021 and Elizabeth Kiely, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 250 page(s)
From anti-immigration agendas that criminalise vulnerable populations, to the punishment of the poor and the governance of parenting, this timely book explores how diverse fields of social policy intersect more deeply than ever with crime control and, in so doing, deploy troubling strategies. The international c...
written by Katharina Swirak, fl. 2021 and Elizabeth Kiely, fl. 2022 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 250 page(s)
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Prisons of the World
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written by Andrew Coyle, fl. 2016 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 248 page(s)
How do governments and societies use prison to respond to underlying and fundamental social, economic and political issues? Using data on world imprisonment and numerous international examples from his personal experience, Coyle, a prison practitioner, academic and international expert, discusses the failings of...
written by Andrew Coyle, fl. 2016 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2022, originally published 2021), 248 page(s)
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Philosophy Behind Bars
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written by Nigel Warburton, 1962- and Kirstine Szifris, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 266 page(s)
Long-term prisoners need to be given the space to reflect, and grow. This ground-breaking study found that engaging prisoners in philosophy education enabled them to think about some of the ‘big’ questions in life and as a result to see themselves and others differently. Using the prisoners’ own words, Szif...
written by Nigel Warburton, 1962- and Kirstine Szifris, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 266 page(s)
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Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice
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edited by Natalie Booth, fl. 2021, Lucy Baldwin, fl. 2021 and Isla Masson, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 250 page(s)
Drawing on original research from the Women, Family, Crime and Justice research network, this edited collection sheds new light on the challenges and experiences of women and families who encounter the criminal justice system in the UK. Each contribution demonstrates how these groups are often ignored, oppressed...
edited by Natalie Booth, fl. 2021, Lucy Baldwin, fl. 2021 and Isla Masson, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 250 page(s)
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Welfare and Punishment
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written by Ian Cummins, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 182 page(s)
In this enlightening study, Ian Cummins traces changing attitudes to penal and welfare systems. From Margaret Thatcher’s first cabinet, to austerity politics via New Labour, the book reveals the ideological shifts that have led successive governments to reinforce their penal powers. It shows how ‘tough on cr...
written by Ian Cummins, fl. 2021 (Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2021, originally published 2021), 182 page(s)
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