Against Imprisonment : An Anthology of Abolitionist Essays Paperback / softback
by David Scott
A collection of writings by Dr David Scott which build on his work teaching criminology for over 20 years.
Against Imprisonment includes topics such as `The Changing Face of the Prison', justifications of punishment, prison violence and the shortcomings of prisons and the mega-prisons.
Very much against the current political obsession with increasing incarceration, this book is a wake-up call for all those who feel the use of imprisonment is failing to achieve a reduction in crime.
Provides a compelling analysis of the failings of imprisonment.
Sheds new light on this pressing topic. Explains why prisons do not work for most offenders.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 280 pages
- Publisher: Waterside Press
- Publication Date: 28/02/2018
- Category: Penology & punishment
- ISBN: 9781909976542