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Prisons and the problem of order
This book presents a substantial new statement on the character of social life in confinement. Drawing upon extensive fieldwork in two contrasting English maximum security prisons, the authorsExpand
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Crime and Social Change in Middle England: Questions of Order in an English Town
Crime and Social Change in Middle England offers a new way of looking at contemporary debates on the fear of crime. Using observation, interviews and documentary analysis it traces the reactions ofExpand
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Multiple Victimization: Evidence, Theory, and Future Research
Without exception, victimization surveys over the past fifteen years have found that the great majority of the surveyed population report that none of the incidents they were asked about had happenedExpand
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Hidden Injuries? Researching the Experiences of Older Men in English Prisons
The numbers of elderly men in the prisons of England and Wales has grown significantly over the past decade, and they continue to rise. Based on intensive fieldwork in four English prisons, thisExpand
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For an historical sociology of crime policy in England and Wales since 1968
This essay proposes an approach to understanding changes in political responses to crime in England and Wales over the last third of the twentieth century and developments in criminological knowledgeExpand
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Key issues in criminology
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Criminology, Social Theory and the Challenge of our Times
Contemporary criminology inhabits a rapidly changing world. The speed and profundity of these changes are echoed in the rapidly changing character of criminology’s subject matter—in crime rates, inExpand
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Is there life after imprisonment?
Based on findings from a two-year study in four UK prisons, this article discusses the prison experiences and release expectations of male prisoners aged 65 and above. In terms of the prisonExpand
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