The emergence of Carceral Geography has been shaped by a number of key books and journal special issues.

Morelle, M, Le Marcis, F & Hornberger, J [Eds.] (2021) Confinement, Punishment and Prisons in Africa Routledge.

Turner, J. & Knight, V [Eds.] (2020) The Prison Cell: Embodied and Everyday Spaces of Incarceration Palgrave Macmillan.

Turner, J and Peters, K [Eds.] (2017) Carceral Mobilities: Interrogating Movement in Incarceration Routledge


Conlon, D & Hiemstra, N [Eds.] (2016) Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention: Critical Perspectives Routledge


Turner, J. (2016) The Prison Boundary: Between Society and Carceral Space Palgrave Macmillan


Morin, K & Moran, D [Eds.] (2015) Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past Routledge

Shabazz, R (2015) Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity University of Chicago, Illinois Press


Moran, D, Gill, N & Conlon, D [Eds.] (2013) Carceral Spaces: Mobility and Agency in Imprisonment and Migrant Detention Ashgate


Special edition: Social Geography: Criminality and Carcerality across Boundaries


Loyd, J, Mitchelson, M & Burridge, A. [Eds.] (2013) Beyond Walls and Cages: Prisons, Borders and Global Crisis University of Georgia Press.


Environment and Planning, D: Society and Space Virtual Issue 8: Prisons


Pallot, J &  Piacentini, P with D Moran (2012) Gender, Geography and Punishment: The Experience of Women in Carceral Russia OUP