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  • Corrections in the Communityby Edward J. Latessa; Paula Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Corrections in the Community, Sixth Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue... more...

  • A Country Called Prison: Mass Incarceration and the Making of a New Nationby Mary D. Looman; John D. Carl

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If those currently incarcerated in the US prison system were a country, it would be the 102nd most populated nation in the world. Aside from looking at the numbers, if we could look at prison from a new viewpoint, as its own country rather... more...

  • Crime and the Fascist State, 1850?1940by Tiago Pires Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    By studying the development of Italy's penal system, Pires Marques provides valuable insights into the wider political culture of European society. Focusing on the rise of fascism in Spain and Portugal as well as Italy, he examines the role of religious, economic and political factors in the making of penal laws. more...

  • Criminal Wirralby Daniel K Longman

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It sheds light on local causes celebres. It is suitable for those who have an interest in the darker side of Wirral's history. more...

  • The Cultural Prisonby John M. Sloop

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The incarcerated in America's cultural imagination. The Cultural Prison brings a new dimension to the study of prisoners and punishment by focusing on how the punishment of American offenders is represented and shaped in the mass media through public arguments. The study is based on an analysis of 642 articles collected by the author from American... more...

  • 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...

  • Das "Lindenhotel"by Gabriele Schnell

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Drei Frauen und zwölf Männer geben in diesem Band Einblicke in ihr Leben. Ihre Biografien sind höchst verschieden, aber allen ist eines gemeinsam: Sie wurden gezwungen, mehrere Monate an ein und demselben Ort zu verbringen, in einem Haus des Terrors mitten in Potsdam. Sie waren Häftlinge im sowjetischen Geheimdienstgefängnis und... more...

  • The Dependency Agendaby Kevin D. Williamson

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Each year, the United States spends $65,000 per poor family to “fight poverty? – in a country in which the average family income is just under $50,000. Meanwhile, most of that money goes to middle-class and upper-middle-class families, and the current U.S. poverty rate is higher than it was before the government began spending trillions of dollars... more...

  • Depraved and Disorderlyby Joy Damousi

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 36.00

    This innovative book looks at the cultural meanings of aspects of convict women's lives in colonial society. more...

  • Der Bereich Kommerzielle Koordinierungby Matthias Judt

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 18.92

    Im Gegensatz zum Medienbild von Alexander Schalck-Golodkowski, das besonders auf skandalträchtige Vorgänge wie die Beschaffung embargobewehrter Güter aus dem Westen, den Handel mit Waffen und Antiquitäten sowie die Versorgung der SED-Spitze mit Westprodukten ausgerichtet war, analysiert Matthias Judt vor allem das alltägliche Geschäft der Unternehmen... more...