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Published by Federation Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Australia,
  • Citizenship & nationality law,
  • Criminal law,
  • Penology,
  • Sociology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Brown (Editor), Meredith Wilkie (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8633321M
ISBN 101862874247
ISBN 109781862874244
OCLC/WorldCa51330436

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The contributors to this book include the prisoners themselves, human rights activists, academics, criminal justice policy makers and practitioners. Overall the book presents a powerful argument that prisoners do and should have rights in any society that professes to be a democracy, bringing to the fore a debate that society would often prefer. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Part I - Prisons and Prisoners Prisoners and the penal estate in Australia Russell Hogg Words from the prisoners: Impacts of overcrowding The rights of Indigenous prisoners Loretta Kelly Words from the prisoners: Prisoners at risk Deprivation of liberty - deprivation of.   Prisoners’ Rights: Principles and Practice considers prisoners’ rights from socio-legal and philosophical perspectives, and assesses the advantages and problems of a rights-based approach to imprisonment. At a time of record levels of imprisonment and projected future expansion of the prison population, this work is timely. The discussion in this book is not confined to a formal legal. Prisoners is a American thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve from a screenplay written by Aaron film has an ensemble cast including Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, and Paul Dano. It was Villeneuve's first English-language feature film. The plot focuses on the abduction of two young girls in Pennsylvania and the Music by: Jóhann Jóhannsson.

'Prisoners’ Rights is a thoroughly researched and thought provoking book. By placing prisoners’ rights within the wider historic and socio-legal contexts and examining practices in different jurisdictions (largely England and Wales, the United States and Holland), Susan Easton offers a comprehensive assessment which extends far beyond a traditional analysis of legal instruments and by: C Behan, Citizen Convicts: Prisoners, Politics and the Vote, Manchester University Press: Manchester, ; ISBN , £ (hbk) Reviewed by: Pablo Marshall, Universidad Austral de Chile. Concerned Citizens for Prisoners Rights. likes 6 talking about this. Raising awareness for the fair treatment of prisoners and voicing concern for their unheard silent injustices.5/5. Prisoners Literature Project: Nationwide. The Prisoners Literature Project is an all-volunteer, non-profit group that sends free books directly to prisoners who request them from throughout the United States. Address: Prisoners Literature Project, c/o Bound Together Books, .