The failure of recall to prison: early release, front-door and back-door sentencing and the revolving prison door in Scotland

Article that seeks to explain the reasons for the sharp rise in prison recall rates in Scotland. It argues that recall practices need to be understood not as a technical corner of the justice system, but as part of a wider analysis of the politics of sentencing and release policy.

Author: 
Beth Weaver
Author: 
Cyrus Tata
Author: 
Mary Munro et al
Publisher: 
European Journal of Probation
Published: 
2012
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