At the outset of the twenty-first century, more than 9 million people are held in custody in over 200 countries around the world.--from the essay "Prisons and Jails" by Ron KingThe first comparative study of this increasingly integral social subject, International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive and balanced revie

chapter 1|16 pages

Punishment and Culture

chapter 2|60 pages

Prisons and Jails

chapter 3|22 pages

Suicide in Prisions and Jails

chapter 7|64 pages

Crime Prevention

chapter 8|26 pages

Situational Crime Prevention

chapter 9|24 pages

Early Development Crime Prevention

chapter 11|32 pages

Retribution and Retaliation

chapter 13|36 pages

The Police

chapter 18|26 pages

Victims and Victimization