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  • Convicts, Coal, and the Banner Mine Tragedyby Robert D. Ward; William Warren Rogers

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In the late 1870s, Jefferson County, Alabama, and the town of Elyton (near the future Birmingham) became the focus of a remarkable industrial and mining revolution. Together with the surrounding counties, the area was penetrated by railroads. Surprisingly large deposits of bituminous coal, limestone, and iron ore?the exact ingredients for the manufacture... more...

  • The Cultural Prisonby John M. Sloop

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The incarcerated in America's cultural imagination. The Cultural Prison brings a new dimension to the study of prisoners and punishment by focusing on how the punishment of American offenders is represented and shaped in the mass media through public arguments. The study is based on an analysis of 642 articles collected by the author from American... more...

  • The English Execution Narrative, 1200?1700by Katherine Royer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, religious and cultural landscape of England evolved. more...

  • Crime and the Fascist State, 1850?1940by Tiago Pires Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    By studying the development of Italy's penal system, Pires Marques provides valuable insights into the wider political culture of European society. Focusing on the rise of fascism in Spain and Portugal as well as Italy, he examines the role of religious, economic and political factors in the making of penal laws. more...

  • Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Social Scienceby David L Seim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Making use of untapped resources, Seim looks at the impact of the Rockefellers, viewed through the lens of their philanthropic support of social science from 1890-1940. Focusing specifically on the Rockefeller Foundation and the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, Seim connects the family's business success with its philanthropic enterprises. more...

  • Disabled Childrenby Anne Borsay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume of essays attempts to identify the shared experiences of disabled children and examine the key debates about their care and control. The essays follow a chronological progression while focusing on the practices in a number of different countries. more...

  • Torture and Dignityby J. M. Bernstein

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this unflinching look at the experience of suffering and one of its greatest manifestations?torture?J.M. Bernstein critiques the repressions of traditional moral theory, showing that our morals are not immutable ideals but fragile constructions that depend on our experience of suffering itself. Morals, Bernstein argues, not only guide our conduct... more...

  • A History of English Prison Administrationby Sean Mcconville

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...

  • The Probation and Parole Treatment Planner, with DSM 5 Updatesby Arthur E. Jongsma; Bradford Bogue; Anjali Nandi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 60.00

    This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 30 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions?plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and third-party... more...

  • Offenders, Deviants or Patients?by Herschel Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ?historic sex offending, ?hate? crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...