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Published: 19 September 2018

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198803683

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A new practitioner law publication

Getting Out

Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Thomas C. Guiney

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • A detailed study of early release 'as a public policy concern'.
  • The first systematic history of 'early release' in England and Wales, offering an authoritative historical account of this little understood but hugely topical area of public policy.
  • Extensive use of archival research reveals features of the policy-making process that are often hidden from public view.
  • A case study approach that explores 3 critical junctures in the history of early release, allowing the reader to explore the complex ideas, debates and moments of conflict that define penal policy.
  • The first criminological work to draw upon insights from 'Historical Institutionalism' - a hugely influential school of thought in Political Science

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