Prison tourism is part of the concept of 'dark tourism', which refers to public travel to locations associated with suffering, disaster and/or death. In recent years decommissioned and operational prisons have become increasingly popular as tourist destinations, serving to enmesh the concept of punishment with a leisure experience.
|Title of host publication||A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Editors||Jo Turner, Paul Taylor, Sharon Morley, Karen Corteen|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Number of pages||320|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Jun 2017|