Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3123: Punishment, Imprisonment and Detention
This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Prison Reform Trust (2019) Prison: the facts. Bromley Briefings Summer 2019. Available online at http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/Bromley%20Briefings/Prison%20the%20facts%20Summer%202019.pdf
Garland, D (1991) 'Sociological perspectives on punishment' Crime and Justice 14:115- 165
Sykes, G. (2007), The Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison. Princeton: Princeton University Press. The chapter on 'Pains of Imprisonment', available here: http://psychology.beauchamp.org.uk/wpcontent/uploads/2014/06/painsofimprisonment.pdf