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Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

Total Confinement

Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

University of California Press (2004)
US$30.41

In this rare firsthand account, Lorna Rhodes takes us into a hidden world that lies at the heart of...

Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America

Makes Me Wanna Holler

A Young Black Man in America

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
US$11.99

One of our most visceral and important memoirs on race in America, this is the story of Nathan...

Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail

Marching Powder

A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail

St. Martin's Press (2004)
US$9.99

An account of life inside one of the strangest and most notorious prisons in the world, San Pedro in...

Prison State: The Challenge of Mass Incarceration

Prison State

The Challenge of Mass Incarceration

Cambridge University Press (2008)
US$26.99

This book examines the recent prison buildup and its impact on American society.

Situational Prison Control: Crime Prevention in Correctional Institutions

Situational Prison Control

Crime Prevention in Correctional Institutions

Cambridge University Press (2002)
US$36.99

Wortley examines the control of prison disorder through the application of situational crime...

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Discipline and Punish

The Birth of the Prison

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2012)
US$8.99

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted...

Debating the Death Penalty: Should America Have Capital Punishment? The Experts on Both Sides Make Their Best Case

Debating the Death Penalty

Should America Have Capital Punishment? The Experts on Both Sides Make Their Best Case

Oxford University Press (2005)
US$8.99

This volume brings together seven experts--judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and philosophers--to debate...

What Works in Corrections: Reducing the Criminal Activities of Offenders and Deliquents

What Works in Corrections

Reducing the Criminal Activities of Offenders and Deliquents

Cambridge University Press (2006)
US$33.99

Through her extensive research, in this 2006 book MacKenzie provides an intensive review of...

Are Prisons Obsolete?
Seven Stories Press (2011)
US$10.99

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for...

The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America

The Prison and the Gallows

The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America

Cambridge University Press (2006)
US$26.99

This 2006 book argues that punitive penal policies were forged by particular social movements.