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Rowe, Abigail (2007). Economy. In: Jewkes, Yvonne and Bennett, Jamie eds. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 76–77.

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Economic activity among prisoners includes gambling, money lending, trading in goods, drug importation, alcohol manufacture and other illict trading. Some level of economic activity among prisoners is inevitable and not necessarily inherently problematic, but attendant issues of indebtedness and the risky nature of some illicit economic activities do present problems for prison managers.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2007 Willan Publishing
ISBN: 1-84392-291-6, 978-1-84392-291-9
Keywords: prisons; economics;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 18938
Depositing User: Abigail Rowe
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009 12:00
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 09:50
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