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Comparing prison systems

toward a comparative and international penology

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisons -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Imprisonment -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert P. Weiss and Nigel South.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    SeriesInternational studies in global change ;, v. 8
    ContributionsWeiss, Robert P., South, Nigel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9443 .C65 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 488 p. :
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL116286M
    ISBN 109057005107
    LC Control Number99458393
    OCLC/WorldCa40510939

    The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) provides a secure correctional environment to detain people accused or convicted of illegal acts. The PDP operates six facilities: Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC) To prepare incarcerated people for successful re-entry after their release, we also offer the following programs and. Prisons in Great Britain The prison system in Great Britain is ruled by well-developed principles, which find an expression in the famous words of Alexander Paterson (), a British penologist, who said that criminals "go to prison as, and not for, punishment.".

    Michel Foucault, on the Role of Prisons By ROGER-POL DROIT. Following are excerpts from an interview with Michel Foucault, French philosopher, psychiatrist and historian, and author of "The Order of Things" and "Madness and Civilization." It first appeared in the Paris newspaper Le Monde, preceded by a commentary by the interviewer Roger-Pol. Jails and Prisons Comparison Paper Words | 8 Pages. Jail and Comparisons Paper David L. Alexander CJA/ October 8, Robin Kemp In considering the jails, as well as state and federal prisons, and in modern America, one must understand the historical contexts in which the three institutions were conceptualized and put into practice.

      Prison systems in the US and the UK ought to ensure that they follow guidelines established by proven methods and not stray towards the opinion that prisoners are simply cheap labour. Prisoners are more than the products they create; they are people. It is the responsibility of all prison systems to treat them as such. It's no use wondering whether people are trying to re-institute slavery. They already have. It's worse than before.


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Comparing prison systems: toward a comparative and international penology. [Robert P Weiss; Nigel South;] -- "This edited volume compares and contrasts the prison systems of sixteen nations throughout the world, approaching them along a variety of dimensions and focusing on patterns of crisis and change.

Compares prison systems of 15 nations, and addresses crisis and change in penology which occurred during s and s. The contributors identify various problems which face penal systems throughout the world, and compare a variety of these systems by employing sociological analysis.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach is a comprehensive and original introduction to the comparative study of punishment.

Analyzing twelve countries, authors Michael Cavadino and James Dignan offer an integrated and theoretically rigorous approach to comparative penology.

Comparative Prison Systems: America Vs. there has been the for-profit aspect of our prison system. Because expanding the number of prisons is in Author: Rosemary Jenkins.

critical evaluation of the United States’ prison system and a unique comparative analysis shedding light on the internal prison systems and practices of successful countries’ organizations and practices in an effort to uncover elements that may influence and promote a. The US prison system is an exceedingly cruel and inhumane (and expensive) system, with some prisoners (especially those in so-called supermax facilities) spending almost their entire time in solitary confinement in their cells.

Human Rights Watch issued a wide-ranging report in describing the conditions in such prisons. Pennsylvania spent $42, per inmate in At Halden in south Norway, widely considered to be the most humane prison in the world, the budget is more than $, per inmate.

Norway has pretty much the same number of correctional officers as prisoners, Author: Laura Paddison. Share this infographic on your site.

Source: Comparing the World’s Prisons At least 11 million people are sitting in prisons and detention centers around the world. And with the global population continuing to rise, prison population numbers are only going to swell in the coming decades. Let’s explore how justice is meted out around.

In a research project into the U.S. prison system examined more than sixty studies on prison education. The project focused on the relationship between prison education and offender behavior, the effects of prison control strategies on prison education programs, and the effects of academic and vocational programs on inmate misconduct and.

Source: Learners Voice: Are we really listening. by Graham Brown-Martin Obviously there are stark differences between school and prison but I couldn’t get the similarities out of my mind after reading the post Learners Voice: Are we really listening.

by Graham Brown-Martin in which he points to Ivan Illich’s argument from in his book “Deschooling Society” (). Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (French: Surveiller et punir: Naissance de la prison) is a book by the French philosopher Michel is an analysis of the social and theoretical mechanisms behind the changes that occurred in Western penal systems during the modern age based on historical documents from France.

Foucault argues that prison did not become the Author: Michel Foucault. Books shelved as mass-incarceration: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, Are Prisons Obsolete.

by An. State prison systems operate halfway houses, work release centers, and community restitution centers — all considered medium or minimum custody. Inmates assigned to such facilities are usually reaching the end of their sentences. References. Jail - ; Prison. The book is an extremely learned discussion of the goals, the assumptions, the implications and the methods of comparing criminal justice systems.

The arguments are enriched by a number of examples drawn from the literature, with a particular attention to recent studies Overall, the book is extremely enriching and inspiring. Suomenlinna Island has hosted an “open” prison since The 95 male prisoners leave the prison grounds each day to do the township’s general maintenance or commute to the mainland for work or study.

Serving time for theft, drug trafficking, assault, or murder, all the men here are on the verge of : Doran Larson.A Comparison of Different Countries' Criminal Justice Systems: Perspectives from the Netherlands By: Thomas Schiller The authors of Legal Infrastructure of the Netherlands in International Perspective: Crime Control conduct a parallel study of the Netherlands' "legal infrastructure" (rules, judicial organization, andFile Size: 38KB.