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  • Long Road Homeby Suk-Young Kim

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 37.99

    Kim Yong shares his harrowing account of life in a labor camp—a singularly despairing form of torture carried out by the secret state. Although it is known that gulags exist in North Korea, little information is available about their organization and conduct, for prisoners rarely escape both incarceration and the country alive. Long Road Home shares... more...

  • Offenders, Deviants or Patients?by Herschel Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ‘historic sex offending, ‘hate’ crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...

  • Marching Powderby Rusty Young

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.47

    San Pedro is Bolivia's most notorious prison. Small-time drug smuggler Thomas McFadden found himself on the inside. Marching Powder is the story of how he navigated this dark world of gangs, drugs and corruption to come out on top. Thomas found himself in a bizarre world, the prison reflecting all that is wrong with South American society. Prisoners... more...

  • Health in Prisonsby L. Moeller

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00

    Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires... more...

  • Foster Parenthoodby David Fanshel

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

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  • Prison, Probation, or Paroleby Paul W. Keve

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    Much has been written and published about the pressing problems of prison reform, but this book differs from most of the others because it goes more deeply to the heart of the question. The author speaks with the authority of years of experience in the corrections field, yet his analysis and proposals are not only those of an outstanding professional... more...

  • Strafvollzugsgesetzby Hans-Dieter Schwind; Alexander Böhm; Jörg-Martin Jehle; Klaus Laubenthal

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Mit der Föderalismusreform des Jahres 2007 hat eine bewährte Praxis auf der Grundlage eines Bundesgesetzes und bundeseinheitlich vereinbarter Verwaltungsvorschriften ein Ende gefunden. Auch wenn bislang erst drei Bundesländer von ihrer Gesetzgebungskompetenz Gebrauch gemacht haben, ist für die Vollzugslandschaft eine schwierige Situation entstanden.... more...

  • A Guide to Russian Adoptionby Alisa Karwowski

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00

    This practical book explains the process of adopting a child from Russia, from first contact with a Russian agency through bonding with the adopted child back at home. Karwowski provides a resource that parents can carry along as they navigate the paperwork, the home assessment, court hearings, medical exams, and financial components of what can otherwise... more...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more?much more?to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...