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Gendered prison work: female prison officers in the local prison system, 1877-1939 (2013)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2014). Gendered prison work: female prison officers in the local prison system, 1877-1939. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 53(2), 193-212. https://doi.org/10.1111/hojo.12043

This article examines the working lives of female prison officers between 1877 and 1939. It documents a relatively under-researched, but important, period in the history of women's imprisonment in England. In doing so it aims to uncover the working l... Read More

The Cell: separation, isolation and space in the architecture of the birth of the prison (2010)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2010). The Cell: separation, isolation and space in the architecture of the birth of the prison. Prison service journal, 9-14

This article will examine the changing place of architecture and the contested nature of prison space across 100 years of the development of the modern prison. In the mid eighteenth century the architecture of imprisonment was relatively unimportant... Read More