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Published: 15 March 2009

380 Pages

ISBN: 9780199228430

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Principles of European Prison Law and Policy

Penology and Human Rights

Dirk van Zyl Smit and Sonja Snacken

  • Explores highly topical issues including conditions of imprisonment and prison governance
  • Examines a growing area of European law which has an increasing impact in almost every European country
  • Analyses European human rights standards derived from case law of the European Court of Human Rights, general and country specific reports of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and the recommendations of the Council of Europe
  • Sets out core principles grounded in both human rights and penological findings from around Europe