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Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2019). Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison. Criminology & criminal Justice, 19(2), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895818757833

This article explores the experiences of imprisoned mothers in the Victorian convict prison system. It argues that motherhood, of central importance to the ideals of Victorian femininity, was disrupted and fractured by women's long-term imprisonment... Read More about Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison.

Counterblast: the perennial problem of short prison sentences (2013)
Journal Article
Johnston, H., & Godfrey, B. (2013). Counterblast: the perennial problem of short prison sentences. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 52(4), 433-437. doi:10.1111/hojo.12030

In the last three or four years there has been increasing attention on the use of short prison sentences and their effectiveness in the UK. This attention has focused on the continued evidence of high rates of recidivism for those who have served sho... Read More about Counterblast: the perennial problem of short prison sentences.

'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914 (2008)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2008). 'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 47(3), 297-312. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2311.2008.00521.x

This article examines the role and training of prison officers in England, between 1877 and 1914. It is concerned with the changing penal philosophies and practices of this period and how these were implemented in local prisons, and the duties of the... Read More about 'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914.