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Handbook on Prisons

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ISBN-10: 0415745667

ISBN-13: 9780415745666

Edition: 2nd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Yvonne Jewkes, Jamie Bennett, Ben Crewe

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The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons builds on the critical and commercial success of the first edition and includes new chapters, new sections and new authors to give it a fresh and significantly different feel to its predecessor. As with the first edition, this book offers an overview of the very best critical scholarship in the field of prisons and imprisonment and a perfect way in for students and scholars alike.The new edition has been fully revised and updated with new chapters and contributions, including a brand new section focusing on international perspectives. The book remains innovative and cutting-edge with contributions from the likes of Richard Sparks, Michael Welch,…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/22/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 756
Size: 6.85" wide x 9.69" long x 1.65" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Yvonne Jewkes is Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester, UK.nbsp;Her research interests lie in two broad areas. The first is the intersections between crime, media and culture and the role of popular media discourses as sites of social inclusion/ exclusion. Her other main area of expertise is prisons and the sociology of imprisonment, especially prison design and its influence on the lives of prisoners and staff; and prison culture, including social networks, constructions of masculine identities and flows of power in prisons. She has published extensively in both areas, and will shortly publish the third edition of Media and Crime (Sage), Media and Crime in the US…    

JAMIE BENNETT is an illustrator and artist who lives and works in Toronto. She studied Graphic Deign at Sheridan College. Her art appears in magazines, on book covers, posters, web sites, CD covers, corporate brochures, advertising, and postage stamps. Publishing clients include Esquire, American Health, Travel & Leisure, GQ, the Boston Globe, Travel Holiday, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone, the New Yorker, Marie Claire (France) and Elle (British Edition).

Jamie Bennett is Deputy Governor, HMP Whitemoor, and editor of the Prison Journal .Ben Crewe is Lecturer in Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.Azrini Wahidin is Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Queen's University Belfast.