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If you are interested in writing a post you can contact us also – critical commentary welcome.


4 Responses to “Contact us”

  1. nicola carr 24/01/2011 at 18:04 #

    Hello Liam

    I have added this on as a posting on the site.



  2. Liam Leonard 11/02/2011 at 23:21 #

    The Prison Journal Irish Edition; March 2011 19 (1)
    The Prison Journal Irish Edition is now published: March 2011; 91 (1)

    •Liam Leonard (Guest Editor):

    Introduction: The Significance of the Prison in Irish Nationalist Culture
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 3-6, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389532
    •Cormac Behan

    The Benefit of Personal Experience and Personal Study: Prisoners and the Politics of Enfranchisement
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 7-31, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389559
    •Mary Rogan

    Yes or No Minister: The Importance of the Politician-Senior Civil Servant Dyad in Irish Prison Policy
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 32-56, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389560
    •Liam Leonard and Paula Kenny

    Measuring the Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Practices in the Republic of Ireland Through a Meta-Analysis of Functionalist Exchange
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 57-80, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389561
    • Agnieszka Martynowicz
    •Oversight of Prison Conditions and Investigations of Deaths in Custody: International Human Rights Standards and the Practice in Ireland
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 81-102, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389562
    •Linda Moore

    “Nobody’s Pretending That It’s Ideal”: Conflict, Women, and Imprisonment in Northern Ireland
    The Prison Journal March 2011 91: 103-125, first published on December 22, 2010 doi:10.1177/0032885510389563

  3. Margaret Peters 25/04/2012 at 16:02 #

    I am particularly interested in finding out if there has been any study carried out in any country to explore crime patterns in the absence of a police force.

  4. Research West 21/05/2014 at 13:45 #

    Special Issue on Criminology and Penology, Guest Editor Liam Leonard

    Liam Leonard

    Regimes in Irish Prisons: ‘Inhumane’ and ‘Degrading’: An Analysis and the Outline of a Solution
    Kevin Warner

    Bad Laws or Bad Attitudes? Assessing the Impact of Societal Attitudes upon the Conviction Rate for Rape in Ireland
    Susan Leahy

    Learning for Liberation, Teaching for Transformation: Can Education in Prison Prepare Prisoners for Active Citizenship?
    Anne Costelloe

    No Place for Children: A Case for the Abolition of Child Imprisonment in England and Wales
    Paul Gavin

    Placing the Promotion of Health and Well Being on the Irish Prison Agenda – The Complexity of Health Promotion in Irish Prisons
    Catherine MacNamara and Patricia Mannix-McNamara

    Increasing the Potential for Diversion in the Irish Criminal Justice System: The Role of the Garda Síochána Adult Cautioning Scheme
    Graham Tolan and Mairéad Seymour

    Book Review: Hourigan, N. (Ed.) (2011). Understanding Limerick: Social Exclusion and Change
    Liam Leonard

    Book Review: O’Sullivan, E. & O’Donnell, E. (2012). Coercive Confinement in Ireland. Patients, Prisoners and Penitents
    Mary Rogan

    Book Review: Rogan, M. (2011). Prison Policy in Ireland: Politics, Penal-Welfarism and Political Imprisonment
    Liam Leonard and Tatiana Kelly

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