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  • Reading Prisonersby Jodi Schorb

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Shining new light on early American prison literature, Reading Prisoners weaves together insights about the rise of the early American penitentiary, the history of early American literacy instruction, and the transformation of crime writing in the ?long? eighteenth century. Jodi Schorb overturns much conventional wisdom as she illuminates how prisoners... more...

  • The Official Senate Report on CIA Tortureby Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Dianne Feinstein; John McCain

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    Now available to the public for the first time, the Senate's landmark torture report delivers a damning indictment on CIA interrogation practices. Finally declassified and released after five years in the making, the Senate Intelligence Committee?s report on the CIA?s torture program, which describes in excruciating detail what Obama has called... more...

  • Prison Violenceby Kimmett Edgar; Ian O'Donnell; Carol Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes violence as a means of resolving conflicts. Yet the crimes perpetrated by prisoners on other prisoners have attracted little interest, and... more...

  • The Little Book of Restorative Justiceby Howard Zehr

    Good Books 2015; US$ 4.99

    Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold more... more...

  • Securing Best Practiceby Barry Goldson; Predencia Gabbidon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1997; US$ 9.95

    irst published in 1997, this induction manual was the first designed specifically for residential social workers in secure accommodation. more...

  • Preparing to Careby Predencia Gabbidon; Barry Goldson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1998; US$ 9.95

    This ebook is an open learning induction programme that enables residential staff to systematically develop the core knowledge and skills that are required to provide a positive and caring residential environment. more...

  • The Role of Community in Restorative Justiceby Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative justice, the rationale for why and how this is the case... more...

  • The Foster Factoryby David Learmont

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49

    The Foster Factory deals with the experiences of David Learmont and his wife Marsha once they retired and started working again as Foster Carers. David claims that if he had written this book as a novel, the characters in it would have been considered 'too outlandish to be credible.' How the elderly couple dealt with egomaniacs, kleptomaniacs,... more...

  • Getting Away with Tortureby Christoher Pyle

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    That American forces should torture prisoners in their ?war? on terror is disturbing, but more shocking still is that the highest officials of the Bush-Cheney administration planned, authorized, encouraged, and concealed these war crimes. When the Supreme Court ruled that the officials were bound by the Geneva Conventions, a Republican Congress responded... more...

  • Old Sparkyby Anthony Galvin

    Carrel Books 2015; US$ 34.99

    In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to... more...