In this podcast Raj Persaud is in conversation with Vicky Pryce, author of Prisonomics.


Date published: 6 January 2014

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewee: Vicky Pryce

Audio running time: 13 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this podcast we hope you will:


  • understand better how the prison population is representative of the general populous and why the differences between the two might explain how people end up in prison


  • understand the psychological impact of prison on people who have been sentenced to detention


  • understand better whether prison is an effective deterrent


  • understand what the alternatives to prison might be


  • understand the particular impact and implications of prison on women.


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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2014. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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