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  • The Culture of Urban Controlby John P. Walsh

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    Through an analysis of a federal consent decree and media representation related to overcrowding within the largest single-site jail facility in the United States, the incarceration binge of the 1990?s is explored at the local level in The Culture of Urban Control: Jail Overcrowding in the Crime Control Era . Analysis of jail conditions, expansion,... more...

  • A Life in the Balanceby Billy Wayne Sinclair; Jodie Sinclair

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    Sentenced to death in 1965 at age twenty for an unpremeditated murder during the bungled holdup of a convenience store, Billy Wayne spent his first seven prison years on death row. When the death penalty was abolished, his sentence was life. Three-and-a-half decades later, Billy Wayne is still behind bars?feared by many politicians and prison officials... more...

  • Americaby Dinesh D'Souza

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99

    #1 New York Times Bestseller Is America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world? Dinesh D'Souza says these questions are no mere academic... more...

  • The Aquariums of Pyongyangby Chol-hwan Kang; Pierre Rigoulot

    Basic Books 2005; US$ 16.95

    Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history. more...

  • Woman in Prisonby Caroline H. Woods

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In the preface to the fascinating volume Woman in Prison, author Caroline H. Adams explains the chance encounter with a classified advertisement that changed the course of her life. It was a help-wanted ad soliciting applicants for the role of prison matron, a type of female warden who oversees the logistical and housekeeping aspects of running a correctional... more...

  • Healing Correctionsby Chris Innes

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    An innovative approach to transforming correctional cultures, based on the practice of ?Dialogue? more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...

  • Life in Strangeways - From Riots to Redemption, My 32 Years Behind Barsby Alan Lord

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    A key player in the worst prison riot in British history at Strangeways Prison in April 1990, Alan Lord was always in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was drawn to trouble like water to a sponge. After experiencing a troubled childhood during which Alan was in and out of children?s homes – after being put into care at the tender age of eighteen... more...

  • Management Appraisalby Tilman Gerhardt; Jörg Ritter; Heinrich von Pierer

    Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 19.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Was taugen die Manager eines Unternehmens? Wie lassen sich teure Managementfehler vermeiden? Wie erkennt man die Toptalente unter den Führungskräften? Das Management Appraisal beantwortet als zentrales Instrumentarium zur Analyse des Potenzials der Manager eines Unternehmens diese Fragen. Die Autoren sind Berater bei Europas größter... more...

  • Grundsätze ordnungsgemäßer Vermögensverwaltung bei Stiftungenby Sebastian Schwalme

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 57.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Die jüngsten Krisen am Kapitalmarkt zeigen, dass auch Stiftungen ins Straucheln geraten können, wenn sie das Stiftungsvermögen ohne angemessenes Risikomanagement verwalten und anlegen. Vielfach kommt es bei Kurseinbrüchen zum Konflikt mit dem Grundsatz der Kapitalerhaltung und es stellt sich die Frage, welche Grundsätze der Kapitalanlage... more...