In praise of the carceral tour: Learning from the Grendon experience

Wilson, D., Spina, R. and Canaan, J. E. (2011) In praise of the carceral tour: Learning from the Grendon experience. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 50 (4). pp. 343-355. ISSN 0265-5527

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This article is a response to Piche´ and Walby’s (2010) criticism of ‘carceral tours’. It uses 40 reflective accounts, completed by final year students at Birmingham City University, of their visit to HMP Grendon – an annual visit which has been ongoing for ten years – to argue that this ‘carceral tour’ has pedagogical value to the students and is also important to the prisoners and prison staff.

Publication Type: Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: carceral tour; HMP Grendon; pedagogy; research methods; student experience
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Areas > Institute of Education, Social and Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: Debbie Bogard
Date Deposited: 20 May 2013 15:34
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2017 11:16

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