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Rights as risk: managing human rights and risk in the UK prison sector

@article{Whitty2010RightsAR,
  title={Rights as risk: managing human rights and risk in the UK prison sector},
  author={Noel Whitty},
  journal={LSE Research Online Documents on Economics},
  year={2010}
}
  • N. Whitty
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science, Law, Business
  • LSE Research Online Documents on Economics
Discourses of both risk and human rights circulate on a daily basis in the UK prison sector. Little attention, however, has been devoted to one overlap: the co-existing demands of organisational risk management and Human Rights Act compliance. This paper begins by highlighting some of the shifts towards 'business risk' management in prison governance, alongside the increasing recognition that human rights have the ability to manifest as significant organisational risks (for example, legal or… 

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