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  • A Generation Removedby Margaret D. Jacobs

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 29.95

    On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl , which pitted adoptive parents Matt and Melanie Capobianco against baby Veronica?s biological father, Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Veronica?s biological mother had relinquished her for adoption to the Capobiancos without Brown?s consent.... more...

  • Sport and Crime Reductionby Geoff Nichols

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket. However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the rationale behind these programmes, and evidence of... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 18.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • The Thirteenth Turnby Jack Shuler

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 28.99

    The story of a rope, a symbol, and rough justice in America. The hangman?s knot is a simple thing to tie, just a rope carefully coiled around itself up to thirteen times. But in those thirteen turns lie a powerful symbol, one that is all too deeply connected to America?s past—and present. The last man to be hanged in the United States was Billy... more...

  • Rethinking Prison Reentryby Tony Gaskew

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Gaskew presents a prison-based education designed to address a prevalent racial politics of shaming, self-segregation, and transgenerational learned-helplessness. He explores the Black counter-culture of crime and tasks incarcerated Black men to draw upon the strength of their cultural privilege to transform from criminal offender into student. more...

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisitedby Thomas Mathiesen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen?s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call for the abolition of prisons, this book was enormously... more...

  • Changing Offending Behaviourby Fergus McNeill; Clark Baim; Lydia Guthrie; Sarah Evans

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Covering must-know theory and packed with photocopiable practical exercises that work, this is an essential guide to rehabilitation theory and practice for professionals to use in direct work with offenders. All the exercises are culturally aware and designed for maximum flexibility to meet different needs and learning styles. more...

  • Prison Diariesby Denis MacShane

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    Two days before Christmas 2013, former MP Denis MacShane entered one of Europe?s harshest prisons. Having pleaded guilty to false accounting at the Old Bailey, he had been sentenced to six months in jail. Upon arrival at Belmarsh Prison, his books and personal possessions were confiscated and he was locked in a solitary cell for up to twenty-three... more...

  • Reconceptualising Penalityby Claire Hamilton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Although developments such as the drastic increase in the use of imprisonment and restrictions on parole suggest a new, harsher punitive era, Hamilton’s empirical data based on examination of penal policies in Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand, suggests criminal justice and penal policies vary. This study is critical of the way in which punitiveness... more...

  • Philosophy Imprisonedby Sarah Tyson; Joshua M. Hall; Eric Anthamatten; III Anders "Andy" Benander; Natalie Cisneros; Michael DeWilde; Vincent Greco; Timothy Greenlee; Spoon Jackson; III Arlando "Tray" Jones; Drew Leder; Chris Lenn; John Douglas Macready; Lisa McLeod; William Muth; Cynthia Nielsen; Aislinn O?Donnell; Andre Pierce; Atif Rafay; Ginger Walker

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    Editors Sarah Tyson and Joshua M. Hall convene an international group of philosophical thinkers?from both inside and outside prison walls?who draw on a variety of historical figures and critical perspectives to think about prisons in our new historical era. more...