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  • 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...

  • Killing Timeby Karl Williams

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.16

    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...

  • 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...

  • Called to Heal the Brokenheartedby William H. Barnwell; Jed Horne

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 35.00

    How a ministry in the largest prison in Louisiana and across the country transforms lives more...

  • Writing My Wrongsby Shaka Senghor

    The Crown Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.00

    New York Times Bestseller In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at universities, a leading voice on criminal justice reform,†and†an†inspiration to thousands. In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. † † † Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood... 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...

  • 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...

  • Angels with Dirty Facesby Walidah Imarisha

    AK Press 2016; US$ 15.99

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