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Tackling correctional corruption

Goldsmith, Andrew, Halsey, Mark and Groves, Andrew 2016, Tackling correctional corruption, Palgrave Macmillan, London, Eng., doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-49007-0.

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Title Tackling correctional corruption
Author(s) Goldsmith, Andrew
Halsey, Mark
Groves, Andrew
Publication date 2016
Series Crime prevention and security management
Total pages 184
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Place of Publication London, Eng.
Keyword(s) Criminology
Corrections
Social Science
Summary Corruption is a problem in prisons about which we hear very little, except when there is an escape from custody or other scandal that makes the media. The closed nature of correctional institutions has made the activities that go on within them less visible to the outside world. While some persons might be inclined to dismiss correctional corruption as an issue, this view ignores the scale of criminality and misconduct that can go on in prison and the impact it can have upon not just the good order of the prison or the rights of prisoners but on the prospects for successful reintegration of ex-prisoners into society.This book is the first to examine the phenomenon in any detail or to suggest what might be done to reduce its incidence and the harms that can arise from it. Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Halsey and Andrew Groves argue that it is not enough to tackle corruption alone. Rather there should be a broader attempt to promote what the authors call ‘correctional integrity’.
ISBN 1137490071
9781137490070
Language eng
DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-49007-0
Field of Research 160202 Correctional Theory, offender Treatment and Rehabilitation
160201 Causes and Prevention of Crime
Socio Economic Objective 940402 Crime Prevention
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
ERA Research output type A Book
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