1. Social structural processes and the operation of the criminal justice system / Stephen Farrall 2. Prisons and privatisation : policy, practice and evaluation / Elaine Genders 3. Policing in England and Wales : challenges and pressure points / Michael Rowe 4. Replacing the ASBO : an opportunity to stem the fl ow into the criminal justice system / Andrew Millie 5. The influence of sentencing and the courts on the prison population / Nicola Padfield 6. The devil in the detail : community sentences, probation and the market / Lol Burke and Fergus McNeill 7. Mental disorder and imprisonment : understanding an intractable problem? / Jill Peay 8. Minority groups and the penal landscape : challenges for research and policy / Neil Chakraborti and Coretta Phillips 9. Raw deal : the curious expansion of penal control over women and girls / Lizzie Seal and Jo Phoenix 10. Children, young people and the contemporary penal landscape : reflections, prospects, policy and research / Barry Goldson.