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Tackling prison overcrowding : Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders? /

Lord Patrick Carter's Review of Prisons, published in 2007, proposed the construction of vast 'Titan' prisons to deal with the immediate problem of prison overcrowding, the establishment of a Sentencing Commission as a mechanism for keeping judicial demand for prison places in line wi...

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Other Authors: Hough, J. M., (Editor), Allen, Robert, 1958 December 30- (Editor), Solomon, Enver, (Editor)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Bristol : Policy Press, 2008.
Series:Researching criminal justice series.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Mike Hough and Enver Solomon
  • The prisoners' dilemma in England and Wales / Nicola Lacey
  • Building on sand : why expanding the prison estate is not the way to 'secure the future' / Carol Hedderman
  • Towards more consistent and predictable sentencing in England and Wales / Jessica Jacobson, Julian Roberts and Mike Hough
  • 'Titan' prisons : do size, efficiency and legitimacy matter? / Alison Liebling
  • Private punishment? An examination of the expansion, development and employment relations of private prisons / Sanjiv Sachdev
  • Reducing the use of custody as a sanction : a review of recent international experiences / Julian Roberts
  • Where now? / Rod Morgan
  • Endnote : latest developments in penal policy / Rob Allen.