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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...

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.

The Hot House: Life Inside Leavenworth Prison

The Hot House

Life Inside Leavenworth Prison

Random House Publishing Group (2011)
US$8.99

A stunning account of life behind bars at the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, where the...

Better to be Feared: Jail Life in the Raw

Better to be Feared

Jail Life in the Raw

Mainstream Publishing (2011)
US$14.09

Better To Be Feared is the true story of a 48-year-old businessman who, having pled guilty to...

Worse Than Slavery
Free Press (1997)
US$12.99

In this sensitively told tale of suffering, brutality, and inhumanity, Worse Than Slavery is an...

Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons

Gates of Injustice

The Crisis in America's Prisons

Pearson Education (2004)
US$23.99

Gates of Injustice is a compelling exposé of the U.S. prison system: it tells how more than 2...

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 Publishing Group (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.

Handbook on the Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation
Edward Elgar Publishing (2013)
US$60.00

There has been a dramatic increase in expenditures on public goods over the past thirty years,...