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  • On the Runby Alice Goffman

    Picador 2015; US$ 16.99

    ALICE GOFFMAN grew up in Philadelphia and attended graduate school at Princeton University. She teaches in the sociology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City . more...

  • From Jailer to Jailedby Bernard B. Kerik

    Threshold Editions 2015; US$ 27.00

    The controversial New York City police commissioner and bestselling author of The Lost Son shares the story of his fall from grace and the effects of his incarceration on his views of the American justice system. Bernard Kerik was New York City?s police commissioner during the 9/11 attacks, who became an American hero as he led the NYPD through... more...

  • Corrections in the Communityby Edward J. Latessa; Paula Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 84.95

    Corrections in the Community, Sixth Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue... more...

  • Human Rights in Prisonsby Andrew M. Jefferson; Liv S. Gaborit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    1. Introducing Human Rights In Prisons 2. Encountering Ourselves ? A Critically Reflexive Practice Research Project 3. First Encounters ? Accessing Prisons 4. Close Encounters With Prison Staff 5. Close Encounters With Prisoners 6. Close Encounters Between Prisoners And Prison Staff 7. Critical Encounters 8. What Encounters Count? What Matters? more...

  • Young Offendersby Mark Halsey; Simone Deegan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Introduction 1. Setting the Scene 2. Approach to the Field ? Data 3. On Track 4. Recurring Breakdown 5. Major Derailment 6. Catastrophic Turn 7. Points of Unrest 8. Points of Light Concluding Remarks more...

  • Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Walesby Julian V. Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Julian V. Roberts is a professor at the University of Oxford, UK. He has been conducting research, teaching and publishing on the subject of sentencing since 1982. more...

  • Criminal Justice Theoryby Edward R. Maguire; David E. Duffee

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Criminal Justice Theory, Second Edition is the first and only text, edited by U.S. criminal justice educators, on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice, not criminological theory. This new edition includes entirely new chapters as well as revisions to all others, with an eye to accessibility and coherence for upper division undergraduate... more...

  • The Wicked Mr Hall - The Memoirs of the Butler Who Loved to Killby Roy Archibald Hall

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    ‘I have been called many things – “The Monster Butler?, “The Butler Who Served Death?, “The Ladies Man?. In truth I am none of these things. I am Roy Hall. Before I die I want to tell my story.? Growing up in Glasgow in the 1930s, Roy Archibald Hall was a natural thief. Due to his lucrative criminal career, he led an extravagant lifestyle. Eventually... more...

  • Emissaries of Satan - Serial Killers Under the Microscopeby Christopher Berry-Dee

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    MICHAEL ROSS. KENNETH BIANCHI. JOHN SCRIPPS. THESE ARE TRULY THE SERVANTS OF HELL, THREE SAVAGE KILLERS WITHOUT A SHRED OF SOUL BETWEEN THEM. Emissaries of Satan is a gripping, if chilling, forensic examination of three evil men – two American, one British – who between them brutally murdered 29 innocent young women, together with a devoted mother... more...

  • What Will Happen to Meby Howard Zehr

    Good Books 2015; US$ 14.95

              What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison? This book brings together photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections, in their own words. As Taylor says, "I want other kids to know that, even though your parents are locked up, they're not bad people. "And I want... more...