The recent Queen’s speech placed prison reform at the heart of the government’s legislative agenda. According to Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, prisons are failing to rehabilitate criminals and...
J M Moore argues that the continuation of punitive strategies is firmly rooted in colonial history In my article I want to place what has been described as the ‘New Punitiveness' in the context of British imperial history. By highlighting the experiences in the colonial periphery my...
'Ladies and Gentlemen
More prison places
A stricter prison regime
Improved resettlement and mentoring of offenders