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  • Love in the Driest Seasonby Neely Tucker

    Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 16.00

    Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in 1997. After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately underfunded and short-staffed. One afternoon, a critically ill infant was brought to the... more...

  • Determinants of the Death Penaltyby Carsten Anckar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    Determinants of the Death Penalty seeks to explain the phenomenon of capital punishment - without recourse to value judgements - by identifying those characteristics common to countries that use the death penalty and those that mark countries which do not. This global study uses statistical analysis to relate the popularity of the death penalty to... more...

  • Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950by Dr Pamela Cox; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 26.00

    The first major study of the history of British 'bad girls', this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system. It examines the processes leading to their definition as variously delinquent, defective or neglected and analyses the different possibilities... more...

  • It's True! Crime Doesn't Payby Beverley MacDonald

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 10.90

    Everything you wanted to know about crime, this is one of the first six titles launching the fantastic new non-fiction series, It's True! more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...