The Resource Long-term imprisonment and human rights, edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck and Frieder Dünkel

Long-term imprisonment and human rights, edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck and Frieder Dünkel

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Long-term imprisonment and human rights
Title
Long-term imprisonment and human rights
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck and Frieder Dünkel
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book presents cutting-edge research on the living conditions of long-term prisoners in Europe and considers whether these conditions meet international human rights standards. Bringing together leading experts in the field, with comprehensive coverage of the issues in Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Spain and Sweden, this book offers the first comparative study on the subject.Whereas past research in this area has concentrated on the Anglo-American experience, this book offers a truly comparative European approach and pays due attention to the differences in prison systems between the post-Soviet countries and continental Europe. "--
  • "Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that of a dungeon with a hard bed and a diet of bread and water. But what is prison really like? Do prisoners have the same rights as everyone else? What are the similarities and differences between prisons in different European countries? This book answers all of these questions, whilst also presenting cutting-edge research on the living conditions of long-term prisoners in Europe and considering whether these conditions meet international human rights standards. Bringing together leading experts in the field, with comprehensive coverage of the issues in Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Spain and Sweden, this book offers the first comparative study on the subject. Whereas past research in this area has concentrated on the Anglo-American experience, this book offers a truly comparative European approach and pays due attention to the differences in prison systems between the post-Soviet countries and continental Europe. This book will be key reading for academics and students of criminology, criminal justice and penology and will also be of interest to students and practitioners of law"--
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Dewey number
365/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9638
LC item number
.L66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drenkhahn, Kirstin
  • Dudeck, Manuela
  • Dünkel, Frieder
Series statement
Routledge frontiers of criminal justice
Series volume
21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imprisonment
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Human rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • Imprisonment
  • Prisoners
  • Europe
Label
Long-term imprisonment and human rights, edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck and Frieder Dünkel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 394 pages
Isbn
9780415679121
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013050746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)773023832
Label
Long-term imprisonment and human rights, edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck and Frieder Dünkel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 394 pages
Isbn
9780415679121
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013050746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)773023832

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