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  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • The Future of Crime and Punishmentby William R. Kelly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America?s fixation with ?tough on crime? has been an utter failure. The Future of Crime and Punishment lays out a roadmap for how to effectively reduce recidivism, crime, victimization and... more...

  • Exoneree Diariesby Alison Flowers

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 22.99

    An in depth and personal look into the lives of four people wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit. more...

  • Wild Arabs and savagesby Paul Sargent

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.00

    The first history of the Irish juvenile justice system 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Good Deathby Sandra Martin

    HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 14.99

    We can?t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults, suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions, will have the right to ask for a doctor?s help in ending their lives. That much is clear. The challenge now is to pass legislation that reflects... more...

  • Killing Timeby Karl Williams

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 14.22

    Karl Williams was on holiday in Dubai, living it large with two English friends, when they were accused of drug dealing, arrested, and tortured by police. They were innocent, but the authorities didn't care. And so began their year-long nightmare as they were locked up in Port Rashid where prisoners of all nationalities were crammed into stinking... more...