Tackling prison overcrowding
Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
List of figures and tables
Notes on contributors
Mike Hough and Enver Solomon
2 The prisoners’ dilemma in England and Wales
3 Building on sand: why expanding the prison estate is not the way to ‘secure the future’
4 Towards more consistent and predictable sentencing in England and Wales
Jessica Jacobson, Julian Roberts and Mike Hough
5 ‘Titan’ prisons: do size, efficiency and legitimacy matter?
6 Private punishment? An examination of the expansion, development and employment relations of private prisons
7 Reducing the use of custody as a sanction: a review of recent international experiences
8 Where now?
9 Endnote: latest developments in penal policy