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Understanding Penal Practice

Understanding Penal Practice

This is a textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free. 'Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penalpractice and practitioners Bringing together leading researchers from around the world, this collection unites studies that aim to describe and critically analyse penal practice with studies that... Show More


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Cathy Swift
Cathy Swift (Administrator)
3 years ago
You're correct, Tim. It used to be free for the Kindle. I've changed the listing to reflect that. Thank you for bringing it to our attention.
Tim Seguin
Tim Seguin (Faculty)
3 years ago

Not a free resource.  Little pertinent information on the US corrections system.

Used in course? Yes