The Politics of Imprisonment

Published: March 2016

The Handbook on Prisons, Second edition is a key text for students taking courses in prisons, penology, criminal justice, criminology and related subjects, and is also an essential reference for academics and practitioners working in the prison service, or in related agencies, who need up-to-date knowledge of thinking on prisons and imprisonment.

Authors / Editors

Dr Jessica Bird

University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr Louise Brangan

University of Strathclyde

Prof Richard Sparks

University of Edinburgh

Research Themes

Criminal Justice Process and Institutions