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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. The effects of imprisonment - Alison Liebling, Shadd Maruna 2006

    Book Essential A book of readings covering the individual and social harms of imprisonment.

  2. The prisoner society: power, adaptation, and social life in an English prison - Ben Crewe 2012

    Book Essential An ethnographic study of a prison in the UK.

  3. Prison readings: a critical introduction to prisons and imprisonment - Yvonne Jewkes, Helen Johnston 2006

    Book Essential Offers a good critical introduction to prisons and imprisonment.

  4. Handbook on prisons - Yvonne Jewkes 2007 (electronic resource)

    Book Essential

  5. The SAGE handbook of punishment and society - Jonathan Simon, Richard Sparks 2013

    Book Essential Chapters 3, 4, 8 -12 (inc.) are particularly relevant.

  6. The society of captives: a study of a maximum security prison - Gresham M. Sykes 2007

    Book Further reading

  7. Controversial issues in prisons - David Scott, Helen Codd, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  8. Prisons, punishment and the pursuit of security - Deborah H. Drake 2012 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  9. Being imprisoned: punishment, adaptation and desistance - Marguerite Schinkel 2014

    Book Further reading

  10. Punishment and prisons: power and the carceral state - Joe Sim 2009

    Book Further reading

  11. Doing time in the Depression: everyday life in Texas and California prisons - Ethan Blue, ebrary, Inc c2012 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  12. The new punitiveness: trends, theories, perspectives - John Pratt 2005

    Book Further reading Chapter 4.

  13. The future of imprisonment - Michael H. Tonry, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  14. Capitalist punishment: prison privatization & human rights - Andrew Coyle, Allison Campbell, Rodney Neufeld, Human Rights Internet 2003

    Book Further reading

  15. Punishment for profit: private prisons/public concerns - David Shichor c1995

    Book Further reading

  16. The Oxford history of the prison: the practice of punishment in western society - Norval Morris, David J. Rothman 1995

    Book Further reading

  17. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Michel Foucault, Alison Sheridan 1991

    Book Further reading

  18. The incarceration of women: punishing bodies, breaking spirits - Linda Moore, Phil Scraton 2014

    Book Further reading

  19. Analysing women's imprisonment - Pat Carlen, Anne Worrall 2004

    Book Further reading

  20. Women behind bars: the crisis of women in the U.S. prison system - Silja J. A. Talvi, ebrary, Inc c2007 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  21. At work in the iron cage: the prison as gendered organization - Dana M. Britton, ebrary, Inc c2003 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading

  22. Prisons and the problem of order - Richard Sparks, A. E. Bottoms, Will Hay 2004

    Book Further reading

  23. Doing time: an introduction to the sociology of imprisonment - Roger Matthews, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

    Book Further reading