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  • Remember Ronald Ryanby Barry Dickins

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Remember Ronald Ryan introduces us to the last felon to be executed on Australian soil. Dickins portrays the man behind the legend as lovable, cheeky, wretched, despicable and, above all, courageous. After forty years, his guilt in the shooting of a prison warder remains in doubt. A victim of his times, himself and political pressure, Ryan never stood... more...

  • Reading Prisonersby Jodi Schorb

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Shining new light on early American prison literature?from its origins in last words, dying warnings, and gallows literature to its later works of autobiography, exposé, and imaginative literature? Reading Prisoners  weaves together insights about the rise of the early American penitentiary, the history of early American literacy instruction, and the... more...

  • Ethics in Criminal Justiceby Sam S. Souryal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics and unethical patterns in the criminal justice system. It is presented from two perspectives: a thematic perspective that addresses ethical... more...

  • The Penal Systemby Mick Cavadino; James Dignan; George Mair

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 49.00

    Supporting students across their entire module, this authoritative and widely respected text has been fully updated to include the most recent changes in the field and has expanded coverage of restorative justice, gender, and comparative issues more...

  • Policy Making in Britainby Peter Dorey

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    Covering the 2010 British election and key current issues and debates, this Second Edition takes an empirical approach to introduce students to the theory of and developments in British policy-making. more...

  • Campaign Finance Reformby Melissa M. Smith; Glenda C. Williams; Larry Powell; Gary A. Copeland

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 32.99

    Campaign Finance Reform: The Political Shell Game provides an in-depth look at the history of political campaign finance reform with special emphasis on legislative, FEC, and federal court actions from the 1970s to present. In particular, the authors examine the ways that campaigns and independent groups have sought to make end-runs around existing... more...

  • Reducing Youth Gang Violenceby Irving A. Spergel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 41.99

    Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity. He shows the successes and failures at each level: individual-youth, gang-as-unit, community, and policy development. This is a valuable model and methodology for a comprehensive... more...

  • The Upper Houseby Terence Samuel

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    They come to Washington for varied and complex reasons?driven perhaps by some deep emotional commitment to an issue, or believing that their time in Congress can make their dream of the presidency a reality. No matter what their motivation or particular route, freshmen have three traits in common: they will be members of one of the most powerful... more...

  • Decarbonising the World's Economyby Terry Barker; Douglas Crawford-Brown

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Too often amongst policy makers and thought leaders an assumption is made that we must make a choice between tackling climate change and having a strong economy; tackling climate change and allowing poorer nations to develop; tackling climate change and having a secure energy system. However, a decade of advanced modelling tested against historical... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...