Comparing Prison Systems: Toward a Comparative and International Penology
Robert P. Weiss, Nigel South
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Social Science - 488 pages
This book provides in-depth, orignal and critical analyses by leading scholars of the penal systems of 16 nations around the world, focusing on changes in social structure, culture and punishment since 1975. Contributors provide an international and comparative context in which to understand the impact of recent profound economic, social and political changes on penal theory and practice.
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