Laura Piacentini

Prof, FRSE, Fellow Academinet

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Punishment and Society Studies
Prison Sociology
International Penal Systems
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Comparative Penology

19982021
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Research Output 1998 2018

2018
32 Downloads (Pure)

Employment and Employability in Scottish Prisons: A Research Briefing Paper

Piacentini, L., Weaver, B. & Jardine, C., 28 Feb 2018, Glasgow. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

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File
employability
employment law
correctional institution
university teacher
expert
32 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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social media
virtual reality
prisoner
correctional institution
Russia
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

Carceral framing of human rights in Russian prisons

Piacentini, L. & Katz, E., 22 Aug 2016, In : Punishment and Society. 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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correctional institution
imprisonment
human rights
penalty
gulag
2015
17 Citations (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)

Architecture and attachment: carceral collectivism and the problem of prison reform in Russia and Georgia

Piacentini, L. & Slade, G., May 2015, In : Theoretical Criminology. 19, 2, p. 179-197 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Punishment
collectivism
Prisons
Russia
correctional institution
21 Downloads (Pure)

"Get in, get out, go back?": transitioning from prison ethnography to prison policy research in Russia

Piacentini, L., Jun 2015, The Palgrave Handbook of Prison Ethnography. Drake, D. H., Earle, R. & Sloan, J. (eds.). (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
research policy
ethnography
correctional institution
Russia
totality
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

'In Exile Imprisonment' in Russia

Piacentini, L. & Pallot, J., 1 Jan 2014, In : British Journal of Criminology. 54 , 1, p. 20-37 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Russia
imprisonment
exile
Prisoners
Prisons
1 Citation (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)

Punishment and parade: the cultural form of penal exile in Russia

Piacentini, L., 5 Nov 2014, Transnational Penal Cultures: New Perspectives on Discipline, Punishment and Desistance. Miller, V. & Campbell, J. (eds.). Oxford, England, p. 127-143 16 p. (SOLON: Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
exile
penalty
Russia
cultural turn
sociologist
2013

Carceral geography and women prisoners in Russia

Pallot, J. & Piacentini, L., 2013, (Accepted/In press) Oxford.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

prisoner
Russia
geography
correctional institution
reform

Condemned, rewarded and punished: how Russia’s penal system came in from the cold and then went back in again

Piacentini, L., 2013, (Accepted/In press) European Perspectives on Imprisonment, Revisited. Ruggerio, V. & Ryan, M. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Russia
geography
2012

Gender, Geography, and Punishment: the Experience of Women in Carceral Russsia

Pallot, J. & Piacentini, L., 4 Oct 2012, 1st ed. Oxford. 304 p. (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

prisoner
penalty
Russia
geography
gender
2011
30 Citations (Scopus)

The geography of crime and punishment in the Russian federation

Piacentini, L., Moran, D. & Pallot, J., Jan 2011, In : Eurasian Geography and Economics. 52, 1, p. 79-104 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crime
correctional institution
penalty
Russia
offense
2010
15 Citations (Scopus)

Patriotic discourses in Russia's penal peripheries: remembering the Mordovian Gulag

Pallot, J., Piacentini, L. & Moran, D., Jan 2010, In : Europe-Asia Studies. 62, 1, p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gulag
Russia
discourse
history
anniversary

Prisons and imprisonment in Scotland

Tombs, J. & Piacentini, L., 13 Dec 2010, Criminal Justice in Scotland. Croall, H., Mooney, G. & Munro, M. (eds.). Abingdon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009
26 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Lipstick, lace, and longing: constructions of femininity inside a Russian prison

Moran, D., Pallot, J. & Piacentini, L. F., Aug 2009, In : Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 27, 4, p. 700-720 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

femininity
correctional institution
gender
Russia
woman

Russian prisons: bringing a riddle out of hiding

Piacentini, L., 1 Apr 2009, In : e-Sharp. p. 74-98 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correctional institution
Russia
travel
Siberia
present
15 Citations (Scopus)

Welcome to Malaya Rodina ('Little Homeland'): gender and penal order in a Russian penal colony

Piacentini, L. F., Pallot, J. & Moran, D., Dec 2009, In : Social and Legal Studies. 18, 4, p. 523-542 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homelands
Russia
gender
imprisonment
prisoner
2008

Burden or benefit? paradoxes of penal transition in Russia

Piacentini, L. F., McEvoy, K. (ed.) & McGregor, L. (ed.), 15 Jul 2008, Transitional Justice from Below : Grassroots Activism and the Struggle for Change. Oxford, p. 217-236 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Russia
justice
East-Timor
Sierra Leone
field of study

Burden or benefit? Paradoxes of penal transitions in Russia

Piacentini, L., 1 Jun 2008, Transitional Justice from Below: Grassroots Activism and the Struggle for Change. McEvoy, K. & McGregor, L. (eds.). Oxford, p. 217-236

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ТРУДНЫЙ ПУТЬ К ИДЕАЛЬНОМУ СТАНДАРТУ’

Translated title of the contribution: Hard way to ideal standardPiacentini, L., 1 Mar 2008, In : Отечественные записки. 41, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correctional institution
Russia
Soviet society
sociologist
appeal
2007

Researching Russian prisons: a consideration of new and established methodologies in prison research

Piacentini, L., 1 Jun 2007, The Handbook on Prisons. Jewkes, Y. (ed.). Vol. 1. p. 152-174 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006
7 Citations (Scopus)

Cultural talk and other intimate acquaintances with Russian prisons

Piacentini, L., 2006, In : Crime, Media, Culture. 1, 2, p. 189-208 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisons
correctional institution
ethnography
prisoner
testimony

Prisons during transition: Promoting a common penal identity through international norms

Piacentini, L., Armstrong, S. (ed.) & McAra, L. (ed.), 24 Aug 2006, Perspectives on punishment: the contours of control. Oxford, UK, p. 101-118 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

correctional institution
penalty
offense
political identity
politics
23 Citations (Scopus)

The politicization of youth justice in Scotland and the rise of the “Burberry Court”

Piacentini, L. & Walters, R., 2006, In : Youth Justice. 6, 1, p. 43-59 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politicization
Social Justice
Scotland
justice
offender
2005

After the Gulag

Piacentini, L., 2005, In : New Humanist. 2, p. 16-19 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The correctional system during transition

King, R. & Piacentini, L., 2005, Ruling Russia : Law, Crime, and Justice in a Changing Society. Pridemore, W. A. (ed.). Lanham, MD.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2004
6 Citations (Scopus)

Barter in Russian prisons

Piacentini, L. F., 2004, In : European Journal of Criminology. 1, 1, p. 17-45 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

barter
correctional institution
prisoner
Russia
USSR

Beyond Imprisonment? Siberian Prisoner Cowboys

Piacentini, L., 2004, In : Criminology in Europe. 3, 2, p. 1, 10-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inquiry into the Effectiveness of Rehabilitation in Scottish Prisons

Piacentini, L., 2004, Edinburgh. 100 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

11 Citations (Scopus)

Penal identities in Russian prison colonies

Piacentini, L. F., 2004, In : Punishment and Society. 6, 2, p. 131-147 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correctional institution
imprisonment
Russia
USSR
Marxism-Leninism

Surviving Russian prisons: punishment, economy and politics in transition

Piacentini, L., 1 Oct 2004, Devon, UK. 220 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

correctional institution
penalty
economy
politics
prisoner
2000

"Little capitalists": Russian prison labour and the politics of post-Perestroika

Piacentini, L., 2000, In : International Crime and Justice. 16, 44, p. 13-23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998

Punishment in Russia: past, present and future

Piacentini, L., 1998, In : Man: Crime and Punishment. 20, p. 14-18 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle