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  • Situational Prison Controlby Richard Wortley

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 41.00

    Wortley examines the control of prison disorder through the application of situational crime prevention principles. more...

  • Delinquent Networksby Jerzy Sarnecki

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 46.00

    A network analysis of over 22,000 delinquent youths in Stockholm between 1991?5. more...

  • Marking Time in the Golden Stateby Candace Kruttschnitt; Rosemary Gartner

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    This 2005 book examines how women prisoners' lives changed over time and how they were affected by a new generation of prisons. more...

  • Punishmentby Terance D. Miethe; Hong Lu

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    This 2005 book examines punishment in different forms, including corporal and economic punishment. more...

  • Gates of Injusticeby Alan Elsner

    Pearson Education 2004; US$ 23.99

    Gates of Injustice is a compelling expose of the American prison system: how more than 2 million Americans came to be incarcerated ... what it's like on the inside ... and how a giant "prison-industrial complex" pushes incarceration over other solutions. Veteran journalist Alan Elsner tells the terrifying truth about prison brutality and rape, gangs,... more...

  • Social Problem Solving and Offendingby Mary McMurran; James McGuire

    Wiley 2005; US$ 197.95 US$ 171.56

    The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is... more...

  • Rites of Executionby Louis P. Masur

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 43.99

    This study examines the conflict over capital punishment in the United States and the way it transformed American culture between the revolution and the Civil War, relating the shift in rituals of punishment and attitudes toward discipline to the emergence of middle class culture. more...

  • Penal Populism and Public Opinionby Julian V. Roberts; Loretta J. Stalans; David Indermaur; Mike Hough

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 87.99

    Although criminal justice systems vary greatly around the world, one theme has emerged in all western jurisdictions in recent years: a rise in both the rhetoric and practice of severe punishment at a time when public opinion has played a pivotal role in sentencing policy and reforms. Despite the differences among jurisdictions, startling commonalities... more...

  • Juvenile delinquency in Japanby G. Foljanty-Jost

    BRILL 2003; US$ 155.00

    How to explain juvenile delinquent behaviour in the Japan of the nineties? Are its reasons really fundamentally different from those in other societies? "Juvenile Delinquency in Japan", written by leading Japanese and German scholars, looks comprehensively into the phenomenon. more...

  • Lawful Orderby Leo Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Prisons remain a controversial topic for debate in our society. While few doubt the necessity of their existence, there is considerable debate over their purpose, organization, and processes. Do prisons exist to rehabilitate, punish, or simply incarcerate? How do we judge prison conditions? If those conditions are found to be unacceptable, how do we... more...