Imprisonment for public protection : genesis and mental health implications

Paper tracing the genesis of imprisonment for public protection (IPP) and its historical antecedents and exploring IPP as an exemplar of the 'rise of risk'. It also focuses on its links to the 'dangerous severe personality disorder' pilots and offers two hypotheses on the mental health implications of IPP.

Author: 
Max Rutherford
Publisher: 
Pavilion Journals (Brighton) Ltd
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