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  • Discourse Power and Justiceby Michael Adler; Brian Longhurst

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 216.00

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Indian Uprising of 1857-8by Clare Anderson

    Anthem Press 2007; US$ 80.00

    An in-depth study of the 1857 Indian mutiny-rebellion, exploring the political and social themes of this remarkable phenomenon. more...

  • A Prison Diary: Volume 1 - Hellby Jeffrey Archer

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.96

    'The sun is shining through the bars of my window on what must be a glorious summer day. I've been incarcerated in a cell five paces by three for twelve and a half hours, and will not be let out again until midday; eighteen and a half hours of solitary confinement. There is a child of seventeen in the cell below me who has been charged with shoplifting... more...

  • Hard Timeby Shaun Attwood; Anne Mini; Tony Papa

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Shaun Attwood was a millionaire day trader in Phoenix, Arizona, but his hedonistic lifestyle of drugs and parties came to an abrupt end in 2002 when a SWAT team broke down his door. Attwood found himself on remand in Maricopa Jail with a $750,000 cash bond and all of his assets seized. The nightmare was only just beginning as he was submerged in... more...

  • Women in Prisonby Cyndi Banks

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Focusing on an often-overlooked subject, this volume explores women's incarceration, from the first women-only prison to modern state-of-the-art facilities. It explores controversies, problems and solutions, such as excessive discipline, lack of training programmes and sexual abuse. more...

  • Death and Redemptionby Steven A. Barnes

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Death and Redemption offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag--the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons--in Soviet society. Soviet authorities undoubtedly had the means to exterminate all the prisoners who passed through the Gulag, but unlike the Nazis they did not conceive of their... more...

  • Governance, performance, and capacity stressby Simon Bastow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Public policy systems often sustain chronic capacity stress (CCS) meaning they neither excel nor fail in what they do, but do both in ways that are somehow manageable and acceptable. This book is about one archetypal case of CCS ? crowding in the British prison system ? and how we need a more integrated theoretical understanding of its complexity.... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Struggle Withinby Dan Berger; Ruth Wilson Gilmore; dream hampton

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    An accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer, The Struggle Within discusses how mass imprisonment has been a state-sponsered tool of repression deployed against diverse, left-wing social movements over the last 50 years. Author Dan Berger goes on to examine some of the most dynamic social movements across half a century, including black liberation,... more...