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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 30.00
From ?an eye for an eye? to debates over capital punishment, humanity has a long and controversial relationship with doling out justice for criminal acts. Today, crime and punishment remain significant parts of our culture, but societies vary greatly on what is considered criminal and how it should be punished. In this global survey of crime and punishment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women?s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women?s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective that encompasses women?s pathways to prison, their... more...