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- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 25.55
All eleven volumes of Chopper's original memoirs ... unchopped Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is Australia's most famous standover man and one of its most prolific authors. Now, for the very first time, all eleven volumes of Chopper's memoirs are together in this special collector's edition. From his criminal youth to his time in prison to... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES ? #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99
Jemeker Thompson-Hairston paid a heavy price for her involvement in the drug game. Learning from her sources of a federal investigation, Jemeker went on the run. It was love for her young son that brought her back to Los Angeles, even though she knew she would be arrested. A subsequent 15-year sentence would cost her not only her legitimate business... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 10.88
A complex chain pf events and human reaction surrounding a crime in a small town...this is an enthralling story from the master legal thriller writer . Ron Williamson was a star college sportsman in the small town of Ada, Oklahoma. When he left to pursue his dreams he seemed destined for glory. But years of injury, drinking, drugs and... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Since the 1980s, when the War on Drugs kicked into high gear and prison populations soared, the increase in womens rate of incarceration has steadily outpaced that of men. In Breaking Wome n, Jill A. McCorkel draws upon four years of on-the-ground research in a major US womens prison to uncover why tougher drug policies have so greatly... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system. When Conover?s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer. So begins his odyssey at Sing Sing, once a model prison... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 75.00
'John Muncie accomplishes the extraordinarily difficult feat of covering a huge territory, introducing his subject matter in an accessible form, and yet offering original analysis and insight. This is a wonderfully accomplished textbook which leaves its rivals standing' - Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 57.95
The new edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime. More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 5.11
'Crims and screws agree on one thing: that the people who run prisons wouldn't know if a tram was up them unless you rang the bell.' How to Shoot Friends and Influence People, Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read's third book, was written behind bars as Chopper faced life in prison for a shooting he claimed he didn't commit. For this book, Chopper obtained... more...