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  • Prisoner in the Kitchenby William Bonham

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 3.99 US$ 2.79

    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...

  • Introduction to Correctionsby Robert D. Hanser

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 88.00

    The Second Edition of Introduction to Corrections †provides students with a strong, comprehensive foundation†in the field of†corrections using modern research, theoretical origins, and practical application . Designed for introductory corrections courses,† this text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in... 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... 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...

  • The Death of Innocentsby Helen Prejean

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    From the author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking comes a brave and fiercely argued new book that tests the moral edge of the debate on capital punishment: What if we?re executing innocent men? Two cases in point are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black man with an IQ of 65, and Joseph Roger O?Dell. Both were convicted of murder on... more...

  • Last Chance in Texasby John Hubner

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    A powerful, bracing and deeply spiritual look at intensely, troubled youth, Last Chance in Texas gives a stirring account of the way one remarkable prison rehabilitates its inmates. While reporting on the juvenile court system, journalist John Hubner kept hearing about a facility in Texas that ran the most aggressive?and one of the most successful?treatment... more...

  • In the Shadow of Prisonby Helen Codd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This book provides an up-to-date, accessible introduction to the relationship between families, prisons and penal policies in the United Kingdom. It explores current debates in relation to prisoners and their families, and introduces the reader to relevant theoretical approaches. Interdisciplinary in nature, the book incorporates perspectives drawn... more...

  • Who Moved My Soap?by Andy Borowitz

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 9.95

    Attention, CEOs: Finally, a book you don't have to cook! If you're a CEO who's just been caught, this is the book you won't want to be caught without. Who Moved My Soap? The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison is loaded with helpful tips, including: How to go from "bitch" to "boss" in one week or less The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Prisoners... more...