David Nolan, a young journalist at the time of the Strangeways protests, gives his eye-witness account of the disturbances.
Listen to Professor Joe Sim on the wider context within with the Strangeways protests happened.
Last week, we released the first of a two-part podcast documentary on Strangeways, the past, present and future of prisons, with National Prison Radio. In this clip, Professor Joe Sim highlights the Strangeways protest as one of many disturbances during this period of British penal history....
The Centre's Research Analyst, Matt Ford answers questions on UK's "skyrocketing" prison population and government prison building programme.
The interview, appearing in Sputnik News last week by Mohamed Elmaazi covers the general state of prison conditions, the politics of the prison building programme and realistic alternatives to imprisonment.
On the subject of alternatives to imprisonment, Matt said:...
Listen to the first part of our two-part podcast produced by National Prison Radio on the Strangeways protests and the past, present and future of prisons.
"The Disturbance" is the first part of a two-part podcast documenting the Strangeways protests, their causes and aftermath. Produced by National Prison Radio and with support from the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust, the podcasts situate the protests within the wider context of the state of...
Professor Nicky Padfield says there is reason to be cautiously optimistic about the impact of COVID-19 on prison sentencing, whilst also remembering the pains of imprisonment.
This week's summer reading builds on last week's policing reading list, with articles, videos and research focusing on the undercover policing of political protest.
Professor Sarah Armstrong shares her thoughts on the limits of reform at our webinar on short sentence reform.
Professor Cyrus Tata answers an audience question at our last webinar: What should we not use prison sentences for?
As part of our summer reading lists, this week we've collected our favourite articles on policing from the Centre's archives as well as more recent commentaries.
Watch Kenny MacAskill speak at our webinar on short prison sentence reform on how to move from words to action when pushing for reform.
As the summer holidays get underway, even if you're staying at home for your holiday, we thought you might be interested in reading our back catalogue of articles on prison abolitionism and decarceration.
Over four years since we published Dangerous associations: Joint enterprise, gangs and racism, by Becky Clarke and Patrick Williams, filmmaker Colin Stone has drawn on this research to create a documentary on joint enterprise.