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Penology

  • Incarceration Nationsby Baz Dreisinger

    Other Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Baz Dreisinger travels behind bars in nine countries to rethink the state of justice in a global context   Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe,  Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human... more...

  • Correctional Theoryby Francis T. Cullen; Cheryl Lero Jonson

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 39.00

    The Second Edition of Correctional Theory: Context and Consequences continues to identify and evaluate the major competing theories used to guide the goals, policies, and practices of the correctional system. Authors Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson demonstrate that changes in theories can legitimize new ways of treating and punishing... 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...

  • Angels with Dirty Facesby Walidah Imarisha

    AK Press 2016; US$ 16.00

    The question of what to do with? rapists and murderers stops being rhetorical when they are the people you love. more...

  • Hell Is a Very Small Placeby Jean Casella; James Ridgeway; Sarah Shourd

    The New Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than eighty thousand people in isolation on any given day. Now sixteen authors vividly describe the miserable realities of life... more...

  • An Expressive Theory of Punishmentby Bill Wringe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that punishment's function is to communicate a message about an offenders' wrongdoing to society at large. It discusses both 'paradigmatic' cases of punishment, where a state punishes its own citizens, and non-paradigmatic cases such as the punishment of corporations and the punishment of war criminals by international tribunals.... more...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby David Brown; Chris Cunneen; Melanie Schwartz; Julie Stubbs; Courtney Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book examines justice reinvestment from its origins, its potential as a mechanism for winding back imprisonment rates, and its portability to Australia, the United Kingdom and beyond. It argues for a community-driven approach, originating in vulnerable Indigenous communities with high imprisonment rates. more...

  • The Working Lives of Prison Managersby Jamie Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book offers the first ethnographic account of working prison managers in England. It explores how globalised changes, in particular managerialism, have intersected with local occupational cultures. The study considers the pressures and expectations upon managers and how these are experienced, understood and negotiated. more...

  • Environmental Correctionsby Lacey Schaefer; Francis T. Cullen; John E. (Ernst) Eck

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 39.00

    A new paradigm for supervising offenders in the community   Environmental Corrections is an innovative guide filled with rich insights and strategies for probation and parole officers to effectively integrate offenders back into the community and reduce recidivism. Authors Lacey Schaefer, Francis T. Cullen, and John E. Eck move beyond... more...

  • The Cultural Prisonby John M. Sloop

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The incarcerated in America's cultural imagination. The Cultural Prison brings a new dimension to the study of prisoners and punishment by focusing on how the punishment of American offenders is represented and shaped in the mass media through public arguments. The study is based on an analysis of 642 articles collected by the author from American... more...