• Publications
  • Influence
Sex crimes and the new punitiveness.
  • J. Pratt
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavioral sciences & the law
  • 1 March 2000
In the last few years, new ways of punishing sex offenders have been introduced in many modern societies. However, these sanctions have a broader significance than this: they are part of a broaderExpand
  • 50
  • 5
  • PDF
Dangerousness and modern society
  • 30
  • 2
Norbert Elias and the civilized prison.
  • J. Pratt
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
  • 1 June 1999
This paper employs an Eliasian perspective to provide an historical overview to the contemporary crisis in British prisons. It argues that some of the roots of this crisis lie within the veryExpand
  • 16
One of the Smallest Prison Populations in the World Under Threat: The Case of Tuvalu
This chapter shows how, in the global South, penal dynamics has been ordered by a different set of issues and concerns from that to be found in the global North. Using the Pacific island of Tuvalu asExpand
  • 6
Rogers of Ashgrove
Higher education in England and Wales: unification, stratification or diversification?
The author summarizes the main traits of the policy of unification in the English and Welsh sector of higher education. He asks for the benefit the former polytechnics could derive from this process.Expand
  • 2
  • PDF