Prisonomics

 

In this podcast Raj Persaud is in conversation with Vicky Pryce, author of Prisonomics.


 

Date published: 6 January 2014

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewee: Vicky Pryce

Audio running time: 13 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast we hope you will:

 

  • understand better how the prison population is representative of the general populous and why the differences between the two might explain how people end up in prison

 

  • understand the psychological impact of prison on people who have been sentenced to detention

 

  • understand better whether prison is an effective deterrent

 

  • understand what the alternatives to prison might be

 

  • understand the particular impact and implications of prison on women.

 

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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2014. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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