Imprisonment Today

Current Issues in the Prison Debate

  • Simon Backett
  • John McNeill
  • Alex Yellowlees

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jacqueline Tombs
    Pages 1-15
  3. Pamela Baldwin
    Pages 53-69
  4. James McManus
    Pages 104-124
  5. Mike Harland
    Pages 139-159
  6. David Jenkins
    Pages 160-171
  7. Susan Moody, Adrian Carr
    Pages 172-185
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 202-204

About this book


A collection of papers on various aspects of the imprisonment process in which each chapter highlights a critical area in the prisoner's passage through the penal system. The book aims to promote a greater understanding of the issues and problems inherent to the British penal system.


criminal justice justice reform

Editors and affiliations

  • Simon Backett
    • 1
  • John McNeill
    • 2
  • Alex Yellowlees
    • 3
  1. 1.MRC Unit for Epidemiological Studies in PsychiatryUniversity of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.Scottish Association for the Care and Resettlement of OffendersUK
  3. 3.Murray Royal HospitalUK

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