The decision to imprison

Hough, Mike, Jacobson, Jessica and Millie, Andrew (2003) The decision to imprison. Magistrate, 59 (7). pp. 200-201. ISSN 0024-9920


Download (803kB)


The prison population in England and Wales has been rising steeply. Prisons are overcrowded, budgets are stretched to the limit. Despite this, there has been remarkably little debate about the reasons for this increase, and about ways of putting a stop to it. We have just finished a study designed to go some way to filling the gap.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Law and Criminology
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 08:29

Archive staff only

Item control page Item control page