Discourse, power, and justice towards a new sociology of imprisonment by Michael Adler

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Written in English

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Places:

  • Scotland.

Subjects:

  • Prison administration -- Scotland.,
  • Imprisonment -- Scotland.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Scotland.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-272) and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Adler and Brian Longhurst.
SeriesInternational library of sociology
ContributionsLonghurst, Brian, 1956-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9649.S35 A35 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1434258M
ISBN 100415042372
LC Control Number93046106

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