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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2098: Sociology of Imprisonment

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 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.

Basic reading:

Sykes, G. (2007), The Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison.

Crewe, B. (2009), The Prisoner Society.

Ewald, A., and Uggen, C. (2012), 'The Collateral Effects of Imprisonment on Prisoners, Their Families, and Communities', in The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections (ed. J. Petersilia and K. R. Reitz).