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The responsible man: a study in two private prisons

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With the expansion of the use of private prisons and detention centres worldwide and the increasing involvement of private actors in the provision of custodial services, this doctoral thesis considers life inside two private prisons in England. Using theoretically informed ethnography it evaluates the effect of responsibility on men imprisoned in two private prisons in England. Firstly, it briefly reviews the background and development of prison privatisation in England and Wales and consi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Centre for Criminology
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-06-18

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