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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research shows that victims of crime are generally highly satisfied with their participation in a restorative intervention, such as... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 11.99
Condemned:Letters from Death Rowby "Ray" and Seán Ó Riain is a collection of letters between a former Cork teacher and a death row inmate that develops into a unique friendship-one thatis in itself a subtle, rallying cry against an American system that still honours the 3,000 year old adage "an eye for eye", serving as a reminder that, as Gandhi observed,... more...
- Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Many families want to adopt, but do not have the large amount of money it takes to complete a private domestic or international adoption. Some quickly give up the idea of adopting and are left feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and discouraged. Those who choose to proceed often take out large loans or borrow from family and friends which adds to the... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Remember Ronald Ryan introduces us to the last felon to be executed on Australian soil. Dickins portrays the man behind the legend as lovable, cheeky, wretched, despicable and, above all, courageous. After forty years, his guilt in the shooting of a prison warder remains in doubt. A victim of his times, himself and political pressure, Ryan never stood... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Shining new light on early American prison literature, Reading Prisoners weaves together insights about the rise of the early American penitentiary, the history of early American literacy instruction, and the transformation of crime writing in the ?long? eighteenth century. Jodi Schorb overturns much conventional wisdom as she illuminates how prisoners... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99
Now available to the public for the first time, the Senate's landmark torture report delivers a damning indictment on CIA interrogation practices. Finally declassified and released after five years in the making, the Senate Intelligence Committee?s report on the CIA?s torture program, which describes in excruciating detail what Obama has called... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes violence as a means of resolving conflicts. Yet the crimes perpetrated by prisoners on other prisoners have attracted little interest, and... more...
- Good Books 2015; US$ 4.99
Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold more... more...