Conclusion: towards a new research agenda to analyse the contemporary prison officer role

Matt Maycock, Rosemary Ricciardelli, Helen Arnold

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In the final chapter, we conclude the collection with our reflections on the contributions and reinstate our intentions as they evolved throughout the process of editing the collection and writing our own contributions. We speak to the empirical and theoretical contributions across the collection and bring home the core findings across the collection. Finally, this chapter outlines an agenda for future research focusing on prison officers and the work that they do.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrison Officers
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives on Prison Work
EditorsHelen Arnold, Matthew Maycock, Rosemary Ricciardelli
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783031410611
ISBN (Print)9783031410604
Publication statusPublished - 2024

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology
ISSN (Print)2753-0604
ISSN (Electronic)2753-0612

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