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Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California

Golden Gulag

Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California

Since 1980, the number of people in U.S. prisons has increased more than 450%. Despite a crime rate...

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...

Are Prisons Obsolete?
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

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

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

US$14.09

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

Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons

Gates of Injustice

The Crisis in America's Prisons

US$23.99

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

Worse Than Slavery
Free Press (1997)
US$12.99

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

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

US$9.99

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

Handbook on the Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation
US$60.00

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