PRISONS AND THE PRISONER The work of the Prison Service in England and Wales

Author: Secretary of State
Year: 1977
Publisher: HMSO
Edition Details: 2nd Edn. (1st pub,. 1969)
Book Condition: NrVg
ISBN: 0113407599
Price: 7.00
Softcover. A document presenting a comprehensive account of the work of penal institutions in the tradition of successive post-war editions 'Prisons and Borstals' and, separately, 'People in Prisons' in 1969. It also attempts to respond to a situation where widespread public anxiety about serious crime and delinquency is matched by increasing concern about the measures needed to care for and control those committed into custody by the courts. Chapter headings include : Introductory; The nature and extent of the task; The operational work of the Prison Service; Young offenders; Some special classes of prisoner; Some aspects of management and administration; Conclusion. Illus. + Appendices and Index. 188pp. 8vo. softcover. With sl. damage to head of sp., signs of creasing to covers. Nr. Vg.


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