Penology. Prisons. Corrections

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A Child's Journey Through Placement
US$24.95

The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home...

Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

Total Confinement

Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

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

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Discipline and Punish

The Birth of the Prison

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

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

What Works in Corrections

Reducing the Criminal Activities of Offenders and Deliquents

US$33.99

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

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

US$9.99

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

Are Prisons Obsolete?
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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

US$26.99

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

Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America

Makes Me Wanna Holler

A Young Black Man in America

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

The Hot House: Life Inside Leavenworth Prison

The Hot House

Life Inside Leavenworth Prison

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

Punishment: A Comparative Historical Perspective

Punishment

A Comparative Historical Perspective

US$32.50

This 2005 book examines punishment in different forms, including corporal and economic punishment.