Prison Tourism

Barton, Alana and Brown, Alyson (2017) Prison Tourism. In: Turner, Jo, Taylor, Paul, Morley, Sharon and Corteen, Karen (eds). A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice. Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 193-194. ISBN 9781447325871

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Prison tourism is part of the concept of 'dark tourism', which refers to public travel to locations associated with suffering, disaster and/or death. In recent years decommissioned and operational prisons have become increasingly popular as tourist destinations, serving to enmesh the concept of punishment with a leisure experience.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Law and Criminology
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2018 14:06

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