Women's imprisonment - is there a better way?

Research discussion (3rd May 2011)
Published on 27 Jun 2011

Gill McIvor, Professor of Criminology, SCCJR; Mary Belgan, Service Manager, 218 Centre; Nancy Loucks, Chief Executive, Families Outside; and Margaret Malloch, Research Fellow, SCCJR, discuss whether women's imprisonment is the best way to deal with female offenders and the possible alternatives.

This recording is part of the crime and justice research collection designed to encourage and capture discussion and debate, and to share academic thinking and research findings as widely as possible.

This project is supported by the Higher Education Academy: C-SAP Network, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS).

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