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  • Prison Powerby Lisa M. Corrigan

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 65.00

    How iconic autobiographies found incarceration pivotal to the transition between civil rights and black power more...

  • Incarceration and Regime Changeby Christian G. De Vito; Ralf Futselaar; Helen Grevers

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the "long" Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes, and shifting national boundaries swelled the ranks of the imprisoned and broadened the carceral reach of the state. This volume brings together... more...

  • For the Children?by Erica R. Meiners

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    ?Childhood has never been available to all.? In her opening chapter of For the Children? , Erica R. Meiners stakes the claim that childhood is a racial category often unavailable to communities of color. According to Meiners, this is glaringly evident in the U.S. criminal justice system, where the differentiation between child and adult often equates... more...

  • First Strikeby Damien M. Sojoyner

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    California is a state of immense contradictions.  Home to colossal wealth and long portrayed as a bastion of opportunity, it also has one of the largest prison populations in the United States and consistently ranks on the bottom of education indexes. Taking a unique, multifaceted insider?s perspective, First Strike delves into the root causes... more...

  • This Is Where I Amby Zeke Caligiuri

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Prison is where Zeke Caligiuri is. Powderhorn Park in South Minneapolis, dubbed ?Murderapolis? the year he turned eighteen, is where he comes from. It was the same neighborhood his father grew up in but had changed dramatically by the early 1990s. Yet in Zeke?s family, father and mother and grandmother kept things together while all around them the... more...

  • Les Femmes et l'adultère, de l'Antiquité à nos joursby Fernand Mitton; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Qu'est-ce que l'adultère ? « C'est l'?uvre de chair sciemment et volontairement accomplie entre une personne mariée et une personne autre que son conjoint. » D'après Fournel, « l'adultère est une des trois espèces de délit dont les personnes de différent sexe peuvent se rendre coupables par fréquentation illégitime. » Les deux autres espèces... more...

  • The Role of Prison in Europeby Tom Vander Beken

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10

    This book discusses the role of the prison in Europe across a divide of over 200 years. Inspired by the travels of the prison reformer John Howard (1726-1790), who visited prisons across Europe in the eighteenth century, it fundamentally reflects on centuries of the practice of locking people up as punishment. Howard travelled across Europe to visit... more...

  • 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. William R. Kelly lays out a roadmap for how to effectively reduce recidivism, crime, victimization and cost. 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...