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  • The American Prisonby Francis T. Cullen; Cheryl Lero Jonson; Mary K. Stohr

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 36.00

    For the first time in four decades, prison populations are declining and politicians have reached the consensus that mass imprisonment is no longer sustainable. At this unique moment in the history of corrections, the opportunity has emerged to discuss in meaningful ways how best to shape efforts to control crime and to intervene effectively with offenders.... more...

  • Community Correctionsby Robert (Rob) D. Hanser

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 74.00

    Offering comprehensive coverage with an applied, practical perspective, Community Corrections, Second Edition covers all the major topics in the field while emphasizing reintegration and community partnerships and focusing strongly on assessment, risk prediction, and classification. Author Robert D. Hanser draws on his expertise with offender treatment... more...

  • Professional Lives of Community Corrections Officers: The Invisible Side of Reentryby Faith E. Lutze

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 31.00

    One of the first contemporary works to bring together research focused on community corrections officers, Professional Lives of Community Corrections Officers: The Invisible Side of Reentry , by Faith E. Lutze, helps readers understand the importance of community corrections officers to the success of the criminal justice system. The author brings... more...

  • American Correctionsby Barry A. Krisberg; Susan Marchionna; Christopher J. (James) Hartney

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 81.00

    American Corrections: Concepts and Controversies, by Barry Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, and Chris Hartney, presents an incisive view of every aspect of corrections (including jails, probation, sentencing, prisons, and parole), prompting students to think critically about the complex issues involved in responding to the current crisis in the U.S. correctional... more...

  • Diet of Wormsby Cheptepkeny Korir

    Zapf Chancery Publishers Africa Ltd. 2011; US$ 24.70

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  • The Oxford History of the Prison: The Practice of Punishment in Western Societyby Norval Morris; David J. Rothman

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 18.99

    The word prison immediately evokes stark images: forbidding walls spiked with watchtowers; inmates confined to cramped cells for hours on end; the suspicious eyes of armed guards. They seem to be the inevitable and permanent marks of confinement, as though prisons were a timeless institution stretching from medieval stone dungeons to the current era... more...

  • Punishment, Communication, and Communityby R. A. Duff

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 46.99

    The question What can justify criminal punishment ? becomes especially insistent at times, like our own, of penal crisis, when serious doubts are raised not only about the justice or efficacy of particular modes of punishment, but about the very legitimacy of the whole penal system. Recent theorizing about punishment offers a variety of answers to... more...

  • Lockdown on Rikersby Mary E. Buser

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    A searing glimpse at life behind bars on Rikers Island, as told by a former social worker in their Mental Health Department more...

  • Getting Lifeby Michael Morton

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice?and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine... more...

  • Getting Lifeby Michael Morton

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.00

    He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice?and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine... more...