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dc.contributor.authorSaleh-Hanna, Viviane
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-01 23:55:55
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-27 14:52:33
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T13:38:41Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T13:38:41Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier627412
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/31525
dc.description.abstractA pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African prison. Chapters by prisoners inside Kirikiri maximum security prison in Lagos, Nigeria are published alongside chapters by scholars and activists. While prisoners document the daily realities and struggles of life inside a Nigerian prison, scholar and human rights activist Viviane Saleh-Hanna provides historical, political, and academic contexts and analyses of the penal system in Nigeria. The European penal models and institutions imported to Nigeria during colonialism are exposed as intrinsically incoherent with the community-based conflict-resolution principles of most African social structures and justice models. This book presents the realities of imprisonment in Nigeria while contextualizing the colonial legacies that have resulted in the inhumane brutalities that are endured on a daily basis.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAlternative Perspectives in Criminology
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JK Social services & welfare, criminology::JKV Crime & criminology::JKVP Penology & punishment::JKVP1 Prisons
dc.subject.otherSociology
dc.subject.otherCriminology
dc.subject.otherPolitical Science
dc.subject.otherSociology
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherPrisons
dc.subject.otherNigeria
dc.subject.otherPenal Models
dc.subject.otherColonialism
dc.subject.otherCriminal Justice
dc.subject.otherAbolitionism
dc.subject.otherAfrica
dc.subject.otherDemographics of Africa
dc.titleColonial Systems of Control
dc.title.alternativeCriminal Justice in Nigeria
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/oapen_627412
oapen.relation.isPublishedBya1e2b726-4e2b-4a68-bed3-0d2f3ac2a876
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameUniversity of Ottawa Press / Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttps://press.uottawa.ca/
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_name Knowledge Unlatched
oapen.relation.isbn9780776617497
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.place.publicationOttawa
oapen.grant.number100671
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2016 Backlist Collection
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Abolitionism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolitionism; Africa - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africa; Colonialism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonialism; Criminal justice - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_justice; Demographics of Africa - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Africa; Nigeria - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria; Nigerians - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigerians
oapen.identifier.isbn9780776617497
grantor.number100671


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