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  • Palestinian Political Prisonersby Esmail Nashif

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book is a comprehensive study of Palestinian political prisoners held by the Israelis and charts the development of this community and its role within the politics of the ongoing conflict. more...

  • Welfare Reformby Sara Faherty

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 32.95

    Explores the criticisms that the current welfare system is anti-work and anti-family and discusses the proposed plans to reform it. more...

  • Prisoners' Rightsby David L. Hudson

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    The movement for prisoners' rights is based on the idea that prisoners, though they are deprived of liberty, are entitled to other basic human rights. What rights and privileges should be accorded to those who are incarcerated? This work examines this issue from different perspectives, incorporating excerpts from legal documents, and court cases. more...

  • Let Freedom Ringby Adolfo Perez Esquivel; Matt Meyer

    PM Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Let Freedom Ring presents a two-decade sweep of essays, analyses, histories, interviews, resolutions, People?s Tribunal verdicts, and poems by and about the scores of U.S. political prisoners and the campaigns to safeguard their rights and secure their freedom. In addition to an extensive section on the campaign to free death-row journalist Mumia... more...

  • Understanding Prison Staffby Jamie Bennett; Ben Crewe; Azrini Wahidin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.00

    This book will provide practitioners, students and the general reader with a comprehensive and accessible guide to the contemporary issues and concerns facing prison staff. more...

  • Dictionary of Prisons Punishmentby Yvonne Jewkes; Jamie Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Contemporary prison practices are becoming increasingly professionalized and facing many new challenges. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications, this development has also introduced new ideas and concepts into the established prisons and penal lexicon. With over 300 entries explaining these terms, this Dictionary will... more...

  • Handbook on Prisonsby Yvonne Jewkes; Ben Crewe; Jamie Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book explores a wide range of historical and contemporary issues relating to prisons, imprisonment and prison management, as well as charting likely future trends. It is the most comprehensive and ambitious book to have been published on prisons, and as such is a key text for students and practitioners alike. more...

  • Surviving Russian Prisonsby Laura Piacentini

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 89.95

    What do Russian prisons look like? Who is sent to prison in Russia? How is punishment allocated and administered? This pioneering book aims to answer these and other questions by embarking on a journey that begins by exploring how the prisons have survived the collapse of the USSR, and ends with a discussion of global penal politics. more...

  • Prisonsby Jeffrey Ferro

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    U.S. prisons are highly dangerous places for inmates and prison staff alike. Housing a mix of criminal offenders?from drug abusers to murderers?while ensuring the safety of staff members and protecting the rights of inmates is a complex and daunting challenge undertaken each day in prisons nationwide. That challenge is heightened as more prisoners... more...

  • In the Place of Justiceby Wilbert Rideau

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    From Wilbert Rideau, the award-winning journalist who spent forty-four years in Louisiana prisons working against unimaginable odds to redeem himself, the story of a remarkable life: a crime, its punishment, and ultimate triumph. After killing a woman in a moment of panic following a botched bank robbery, Rideau, denied a fair trial, was improperly... more...