Developments in the Use of Prisons

Detention and probation / Prison overcrowding

Developments in the Use of Prisons


  • Editorial
  • Mass incarceration: 'a sin against the future'? - V. Stern
  • Controlling prison population size - M. Tonry
  • Incarceration rates: Europe versus USA - A. Kuhn
  • The American experiment; crime reduction through prison growth - K.R. Reitz
  • Private prisons; contexts, performance and issues - M. Ryan
  • Changing patterns in the use of prisons; an evidence-based perspective - F. Lösel
  • Varia: Ex-prisoners and the labour-market - a literature review (H. van Netburg); Policing and change - a book review (M. Kruissink); International conference on restorative justice for juveniles
  • Crime institute profile: National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Finland

Publication data

Year of publication:
European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research 1996/03