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  • Punishment and Civilizationby John Pratt

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 58.00

    This book examines how a framework of punishment that suited the values of the civilized world came to be set in place from around 1800 to the late 20th century. John Pratt draws on research about prison architecture, clothing, diet, hygienic arrangements and changes in penal language to establish this. more...

  • Penal Populismby John Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    Expertly drawing on international examples and existing literature, Penal Populism closes a gap in the field of criminology. In this fascinating expose of current crime policy John Pratt examines the role played by penal populism on trends in contemporary penal policy. Penal populism is associated with the public's decline of deference to the... more...

  • Dangerous Offendersby Mark Brown; John Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This highly controversial new book considers how the dangerous offender has become such a figure of collective anxiety for the citizens of rationalised Western societies. The authors consider: * ideas of danger and social threat in historical perspective * legal responses to violent criminals * attempts to predict dangerous behaviour * why particular... more...

  • Crime, Truth Justiceby George Gilligan; John Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book is concerned to analyse the production of criminological knowledge, with particular reference to one of the most important institutions in the western world involved in this -the official inquiry. The core focus of this book is thus to investigate the structures and processes of official discourse, and the ways in which this produces knowledge... more...

  • Contrasts in Punishmentby John Pratt; Anna Eriksson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia and New Zealand on the one hand and Finland, Norway... more...

  • Understanding Modern Sociologyby Wes Sharrock; John Hughes; Alan Pratt

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 60.00

    'An introductory chapter situates the reader in the main changes in society and sociology following the classic period. What follows are four separate chapters giving a detailed account of the four perspectives which are regarded to be of seminal importance' - Functionalism, Critical Theory, Structuralism and Symbolic Interactionism. more...

  • Code to Joyby George Pratt; Peter Lambrou; John David Mann

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.99

    Combining six decades of clinical experience with cutting-edge research, two acclaimed leaders in the field of psychology have developed a revolutionary approach to happiness?one that?s accessible and practical enough to apply at home, yet powerful enough to create a profoundly positive transformation in our lives. Doctors George Pratt and Peter Lambrou... more...

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    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Combining six decades of clinical experience with cutting-edge research, two acclaimed leaders in the field of psychology have developed a revolutionary approach to happiness?one that?s accessible and practical enough to apply at home, yet powerful enough to create a profoundly positive transformation in our lives. Doctors George Pratt and Peter Lambrou... more...

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    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Combining six decades of clinical experience with cutting-edge research, two acclaimed leaders in the field of psychology have developed a revolutionary approach to happiness?one that?s accessible and practical enough to apply at home, yet powerful enough to create a profoundly positive transformation in our lives. Doctors George Pratt and Peter Lambrou... more...

  • The New Punitivenessby John Pratt; David Brown; Mark Brown; Simon Hallsworth; Wayne Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a wide-ranging analysis of new penal trends, compare the development... more...