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  • Happiness is Door Shapedby Ray Deveroux

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Prisons, a community within a community. Violence is everywhere, the smell of fear is around every corner, you need, no must have eyes in the back of your head. No time to relax, no time to sit back with a brew and put your feet up, the Prison won?t let you. Ever wondered what goes on behind those Prison walls? What really goes on behind those big... more...

  • 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...

  • Popular Participation in Japanese Criminal Justiceby Andrew Watson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.24

    This book analyses the mixed courts of professional and lay judges in the Japanese criminal justice system. It takes a particular focus on the highly public start of the mixed court, the saiban-in s ystem, and the jury system between 1928-1943. This was the first time Japanese citizens participated as decision makers in criminal law. The book assesses... 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$ 86.23

    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...

  • After Prisons?by William G. Martin; Joshua M. Price; John Major Eason; Luis R. Gonzalez; Chungse Jung; William G. Martin; Brendan McQuade; Andrew J. Pragacz; Joshua M. Price; Kevin Revier

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Drawing on research from New York State, the contributors argue that while massive decarceration is taking place, the outcome to date is not the one wished for by reformers. Developments in the criminal justice system have instead led to a justice disinvestment as the state sheds direct responsibility for the criminal justice system to the private... 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...