Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 May 2004

584 Pages | numerous tables


ISBN: 9780199271221

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Prisons and their Moral Performance

A Study of Values, Quality, and Prison Life

Alison Liebling
Helen Arnold

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • The first major empirical study of the relationships between concepts of trust, respect, fairness, order, and well-being in prison life
  • Explores the controversial issues of the introduction and impact of the concept of 'performance' and the links and tensions between managerialism and moral values in prisons

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