Shalev, Sharon

Dr Sharon Shalev  


Position held

Experience keywords:

American prison system; human rights; prisons; solitary confinement; supermax

Research summary > [Click to expand]

The use of solitary confinement in contemporary prison systems, particularly supermax prisons, the human rights position regarding its use, and its health effects.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; UK; USA


Hebrew [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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Contact Points

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+44 (0)20 7955 6263

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+44 (0)79 6774 3535



Shalev, Sharon (2011) Solitary confinement Solitaryconfinement.Org (12 Jul 2011) Website

Shalev, Sharon (2011) Solitary confinement and supermax prisons: a human rights and ethical analysis Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 11 (2-3). 151-183. ISSN 1522-8932


Shalev, Sharon (2009) Supermax: controlling risk through solitary confinement Willan Publishing, Cullompton, Devon, UK. ISBN 9781843924081


Shalev, Sharon (2008) A sourcebook on solitary confinement Mannheim Centre for Criminology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 978085328340

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