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Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration - a book by Cunneen, Chris

Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration

The Revival of the Prison

Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration( )
Author: Cunneen, Chris
Baldry, Eileen
Brown, David
Brown, Mark
Schwartz, Melanie
Steel, Alex
Series title:Advances in Criminology Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4094-7483-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $124.95
Book Description:

Using penal culture as a conceptual and theoretical vehicle, and Australia as a case study, this book analyses international developments in penality and imprisonment. Authored by some of Australia's leading penal theorists, the book considers historical and contemporary influences such as colonialism, post colonialism, race, and the 'penal/colonial complex', on the use of the prison, the construction of imprisonment rates and on the development of the phenomenon of hyperincarceration....
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Pages:254
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Penology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 Inches

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