Introduction: The moral rights of prisoners

John Kleinig

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    Abstract

    This volume brings together a selection of the most important published research articles from the ongoing debate about the moral rights of prisoners. The articles consider the moral underpinnings of the debate and include framework discussions for a theory of prisoners' rights as well as several international documents which detail the rights of prisoners, including women prisoners. Finally, detailed analysis of the moral bases for particular rights relating to prison conditions covers areas such as: health, solitary confinement, recreation, work, religious observance, library access, the use of prisoners in research and the disenfranchisement of prisoners.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPrisoners' rights
    EditorsJohn Kleinig
    Place of PublicationSurrey, England
    PublisherAshgate Publishing Limited
    Pagesxi-xxix
    Number of pages21
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Electronic)9781315089461
    ISBN (Print)9781472409720
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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