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    Out of sight, out of mind?

    Heard, Catherine (2021) Out of sight, out of mind? SEMINAR 738 (738), pp. 34-38.

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    Abstract

    An essay published in the Indian political magazine 'Seminar' examining recent developments in global - and Indian - prison populations, the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on prison systems and their implications for wider criminal justice policies. The essay draws on data from ICPR's World Prison Brief prison population database, and on findings from ICPR's World Prison Research Programme relating to prison overcrowding and the causes and consequences of recent increases in the use of imprisonment across much of the world.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): India, prisons, imprisonment, prison overcrowding, COVID-19, justice, punishment, alternatives to imprisonment, justice reinvestment, World Prison Brief data, health
    School: School of Law > Criminology
    Research Centres and Institutes: Crime & Justice Policy Research, Institute for
    Depositing User: Catherine Heard
    Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2021 16:12
    Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 14:17
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/42792

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