The role of prisons | What Point Prison? The Debate

A debate about what the role and point of prisons are in the UK. Is it a punishment or deterrent?

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'06''
  • Broadcast year: 2016
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | Non-custodial punishment as a response to criminal behaviour.

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Programme: What Point Prison? The Debate