Publication
Title
The prison of the future? An evaluation of an innovative prison design in the Netherlands
Author
Abstract
In this article, the authors present an evaluation of a new high-tech jail in the Netherlands. The prison is build around a number of significant innovations, such as inmates staying in six-person cells, inmates wearing electronic wristbands to track their movements, and guards being equipped with handheld devices to monitor trouble. According to the public authorities, the prison is seen as the future of correctional facilities: cheap and efficient, while at the same time not coddling criminals or violating their fundamental rights. The subject of the present study is employee effectiveness and safety in this new type of prison.
Language
English
Source (journal)
The Prison journal / Pennsylvania Prison Society. - Philadelphia, Pa
Publication
Philadelphia, Pa : 2010
ISSN
0032-8855
Volume/pages
90:3(2010), p. 313-330
ISI
000281600900004
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
Faculty/Department
Research group
Publication type
Subject
Law 
Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
Record
Identification
Creation 01.03.2012
Last edited 07.08.2017
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