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Prisoners" views of the lifer system

Clare Sparks

Prisoners" views of the lifer system

policy vs reality

by Clare Sparks

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Published by The Prison Reform Trust in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prison sentences -- Great Britain.,
  • Life imprisonment -- Great Britain.,
  • Prisoners -- Great Britain -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClare Sparks.
    ContributionsPrison Reform Trust., Prisoners" Advice Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22060588M
    ISBN 10094620943X


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