Who Cares ? The Lived Experience Of Older Prisoners In Scotland's Prisons


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2. Prior to any fieldwork being undertaken an extensive literature review was undertaken by Gabrielle Watson, from the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford. This literature review can be found on the HMIPS web site https://www.prisonsinspectoratescotland.gov.uk/publications

3. Aday, RH, Aging Prisoners: Crisis in American Corrections (2000); this position is disputed by both House of Commons Justice Committee (2013) above note 1, and Crawley and Sparks (2005) above note 1, who suggest a determinate age of 65 years.

4. Liebling, A, Price, D, Elliot, C, 'Appreciative Inquiry and Relationships in Prison' (1999) Punishment & Society 1(1) 71 - 98.

5. Crawley, E and Sparks, R, 'Hidden Injuries? Researching the Experiences of Older Men in English Prisons' (2005) The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 44(4) 345-356.