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Author Sparks, Richard, 1961-

Title Prisons and the problem of order / Richard Sparks, Anthony Bottoms, and Will Hay
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1996


Description 1 online resource (viii, 384 pages)
Series Clarendon studies in criminology
Clarendon studies in criminology.
Contents 1. Introduction: the Research in Context -- 2. Social Order in Prisons: Theoretical Issues -- 3. Approaching the Research -- 4. Social Relations: Staff Perspectives -- 5. Social Relations II: Prisoner Perspectives -- 6. The Vulnerable Prisoner Unit at Albany -- 7. Control Incidents: the Incidence and Management of Trouble -- 8. Movements from 'Normal Location' -- 9. Conclusions -- Appendix A: Order in Dispersal Prisons: Notes on a Research Process -- Appendix B: Lord Justice Woolf's Inquiry into Prison Disturbances: Evidence Submitted by the Authors
Summary Drawing upon extensive fieldwork in two contrasting English maximum security prisons, the authors systematically compare their institutional order, including the differing control strategies deployed in each, as seen by both custodians and captives, controllers and controlled
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject HM Prison Long Lartin.
H.M. Prison Albany.
H.M. Prison Albany.
HM Prison Long Lartin.
Prisons -- Great Britain -- Case studies
Prisoners -- Great Britain -- Case studies
Prison administration -- Great Britain -- Case studies
Prison administration.
Great Britain.
Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittanniƫ en Noord-Ierland.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Bottoms, A. E
Hay, Will
LC no. 96001645
ISBN 9780191681813