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  • Parchmanby R. Kim Rushing; Mark Goodman

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 50.00

    Powerful first-hand witness to the prison experience in Mississippi’s sprawling penitentiary farm more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Prison Tourismby Jacqueline Z. Wilson; Sarah Hodgkinson; Justin Piché; Kevin Walby

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 236.03

    This extensive Handbook addresses a range of contemporary issues related to Prison Tourism across the world. It is divided into seven sections: Ethics, Human Rights and Penal Spectatorship; Carceral Retasking, Curation and Commodification of Punishment; Meanings of Prison Life and Representations of Punishment in Tourism Sites; Death and Torture in... more...

  • Rethinking America’s Correctional Policiesby Anne S. Douds; Eileen M. Ahlin

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.00

    This book brings together the experiences of men who served time in prison with contemporary research on correctional policy. The authors examine how these two seemingly disparate perspectives complement each other to provide straightforward, commonsense solutions to address the current state of the corrections system. more...

  • Inside the Monkey House: My Time as an Irish Prison Officerby John Cuffe

    The Collins Press 2017; US$ 8.99

    When John Cuffe entered Mountjoy as a young prison officer in May 1978, he stepped back into Victorian times. He knew nothing about jails, apart from what he had seen in black-and-white films on RTE: 'good' sheriffs and 'bad' hombres. He quickly learned that behind bars there is no black and white: the 'bad' guy often comes in the guise of officialdom.... more...

  • Renascent Pragmatismby Alfonso Morales

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration of pragmatism as an important intellectual tradition and contributor to inquiry and change in social life.... more...

  • Prisoner Reentryby Stan Stojkovic

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 92.76

    This book addresses the core issues in prisoner reentry into society after incarceration. The chapters are written by academic scholars who have much experience researching and writing about prisoner reentry and by people who work in the field of prison reentry. Comprising reviews of empirical literature, this study is also supplemented... more...

  • Smart Decarcerationby Matthew Epperson; Carrie Pettus-Davis

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 33.99

    Smart Decarceration is a forward-thinking, practical volume that provides concrete strategies for an era of decarceration. This timely work consists of chapters written from multiple perspectives and disciplines including scholars, practitioners, and persons with incarceration histories. The text grapples with tough questions and builds a foundation... more...

  • Correctionsby Mary K. Stohr; Anthony Walsh

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 92.00

    Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice offers students a 21 st -century look into the treatment and rehabilitative themes that drive modern-day corrections. Written by two academic scholars and former practitioners, Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh, this book provides students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of corrections,... more...

  • Community Correctionsby Robert D. Hanser

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 84.00

    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...

  • 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...