Houses for the poor: Continental European prisons

Ruggiero, Vincenzo ORCID logoORCID: (2016) Houses for the poor: Continental European prisons. In: Handbook on Prisons. Jewkes, Yvonne, Crewe, Ben and Bennett, Jamie, eds. Routledge, London, UK, pp. 375-387. ISBN 9780415745659, pbk-ISBN 9780415745666, e-ISBN 9781315797779. [Book Section] (doi:10.4324/9781315797779-22)

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This chapter provides sketches of the use of imprisonment in different continental European countries, identifying the groups that are mainly targeted by penal measures. These are followed by an analysis of the manifest and latent functions of punishment in the countries considered.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 19062
Notes on copyright: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge/CRC Press in Handbook on Prisons on 22/02/2016, available online: or
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2016 09:49
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2022 22:05

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