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  • Correctional Theoryby Francis T. Cullen; Cheryl Lero Jonson

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 39.00 US$ 33.15

    The Second Edition of Correctional Theory: Context and Consequences continues to identify and evaluate the major competing theories used to guide the goals, policies, and practices of the correctional system. Authors Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson demonstrate that changes in theories can legitimize new ways of treating and punishing... more...

  • Prisoner in the Kitchenby William Bonham

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 3.99

    Winner of Simon & Schuster?s memoir contest in conjunction with AARP and the Huffington Post , the memoir of a man?s coming-of-age as a civilian cook in a maximum-security prison. In 1973, recent Montana transplant William Bonham desperately needs a job. Hoping to take advantage of his background working in restaurants and diners, he finally comes... more...

  • The Supreme Court and Legal Changeby Lee Epstein; Joseph F. Kobylka

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    The authors analyze abortion and death penalty decisions by the Supreme Court and argue that they provide prime examples of abrupt legal change. After proposing that the strength of legal arguments has at least as much impact on Court decisions as do public opinion and justices' political beliefs, they focus on the way litigators propel certain issues... more...

  • Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violationsby Alana Van Gundy; Amy Baumann-Grau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    A rich examination of the neglect and abuses occurring to women in correctional facilities, Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations draws upon a wealth of case studies from around the world and class action lawsuits to shed light on ?covert? abuse such as sexual or physical abuse, as well as ?overt? abuse such as the denial of medical treatment.... more...

  • Probation Practice and the New Penologyby John Deering

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The criminal justice system has been in a state of flux in recent decades, accompanied by growing levels of insecurity and intolerance of crime and offenders among the general population. Along with government policy and practice, these developments are seen as contributing to an increasingly punitive system that imprisons more than ever before and... more...

  • Education in Prisonby Emma Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The role of education in prisons, prisoners' decisions regarding education, the impact of prison culture on either encouraging or discouraging such activities, and the potential consequences of education for prisoners' reentry into society all have important implications. This extended analysis of prisoner education represents a unique contribution... more...

  • Doing Harder Time?by Natalie Mann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In his seminal text Society of Captives, Gresham Sykes discusses the general pains of imprisonment to which all prisoners are subjected: the deprivation of liberty, the deprivation of heterosexual relationships, and the deprivation of autonomy. Sykes recognised that different prisoners experience these pains differently, and as a result, are affected... more...

  • Imprisoned Religionby Irene Becci

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the profound transformations that prisons and offender rehabilitation programmes in Eastern Germany have undergone with respect to religion. Drawing on participant observation and interviews of inmates, ex-prisoners, chaplains and prison visitors, this book connects the institutional to individual: focusing on the religious changes... more...

  • God in Captivityby Tanya Erzen

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.99

    An eye-opening account of how and why evangelical Christian ministries are flourishing in prisons across the United States Throughout the United States, faith-based prison ministries are flourishing amid an increasingly punitive system of mass incarceration. These predominantly evangelical Christian ministries are mainly concerned with salvaging... more...

  • Little Book of Restorative Justice for People in Prisonby Barb Toews

    Good Books 2006; US$ 4.95

              Restorative justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is helping restore prisoners' sense of humanity while holding them accountable for their actions.      Toews, with years of experience in prison work, shows how these practices can change prison culture and society.      Written for an... more...