Brown, David (2008) Prisoners. Hot Topics : Legal Issues in Plain Language, 67, pp. 1-28.
This issue of Hot Topics aims to provide a range of information about prisons and prisoners in australia and nsW in particular. there are many issues to examine within our prison system – how imprisonment functions as a method of punishment, the statistics that demonstrate the backgrounds of disadvantage of most prisoners and highlight the over-representation of indigenous australians in the criminal justice system. there is some detail provided on the day-to-day regime for prisoners in nsW and a discussion of prisoners’ legal rights, including their right to full citizenship.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Prisoners – Legal status, laws, etc. – Australia Civil rights – Australia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright in Hot Topics is owned by the State Library of New South Wales. Material contained herein may be copied for the non-commercial purpose of study or research, subject to the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).|
|Deposited On:||05 Mar 2014 00:15|
|Last Modified:||05 Mar 2014 00:15|
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