Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England

Author(s): 
Brown, Alyson
ISBN: 
9780230282186
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

An exploration of the 1932 prison riot in Dartmoor Convict Prison. One of the most notorious and destructive in English prison history, it received unprecedented public and media attention. Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England examines the causes, events and consequences to shed new light on prison cultures and violence as well as penal policy and public attitudes.