Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 April 2022

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780198859338

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Power and Pain in the Modern Prison

The Society of Captives Revisited

Edited by Ben Crewe, Andrew Goldsmith, and Mark Halsey

  • Highly engaging discussion of challenges faced in prison life, such as staff-prisoner relationships and control.
  • Revisits and re-evaluates Sykes's celebrated (1958) text, The Society of Captives from a contemporary context.
  • Conceptually and empirically grounded research from influential scholars.

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