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  • The Hot Houseby Pete Earley

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    An account of life in Leavenworth Prison, based on interviews with inmates and others, describes the lives of a sexual predator, a gang member in for forty-two years, a sociopath in ""no human contact"" status, and others. more...

  • Marching Powderby Rusty Young

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.63

    A gripping, sometimes surreal account of surviving one of the world's craziest and most dangerous prisons. 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...

  • Advancing Knowledge on Organizational Change and Public Sector Workby David Pick; Stephen Teo; Lars Tummers; Cameron Newton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contributes to the need for thoughtful and critical assessment of organizational change (such as that induced via NPM) and public sector work. The chapters are methodologically very diverse, including longitudinal case studies, surveys, interviews and narrative methods. It also has a wide international scope with studies from the US, UK,... 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...

  • Understanding Mass Incarcerationby James Kilgore

    The New Press 2015; US$ 17.95

    We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...

  • A History of English Prison Administrationby Sean Mcconville

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 180.00

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...

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

    Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 18.67

    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$ 54.63

    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...

  • Sicherheit hinter Mauern? Eine qualitative Studie zum Sicherheitsempfinden von Strafgefangenenby Ina Morgenroth

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Buch wird die Thematik des Sicherheitsempfindens von Haftinsassen erstmals aus einem umfassenden, mehrdimensionalen Blickwinkel erforscht. In einer qualitativen Studie stellt die Autorin die Frage, wie Menschen, die in Unfreiheit in einem totalen System untergebracht sind, ihre ganz persönliche Sicherheitslage empfinden.... more...