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  • Electronically Monitored Punishmentby Mike Nellis; Kristel Beyens; Dan Kaminski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Electronic monitoring (EM) is a way of supervising offenders in the community whilst they are on bail, serving a community sentence or after release from prison. Various technologies can be used, including voice verification, GPS satellite tracking and – most commonly - the use of radio frequency to monitor house arrest. It originated in the USA... more...

  • Guillotineby Robert Frederick Opie

    The History Press 1997; US$ 16.49

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  • Corrections and Collectionsby Joe Day

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built environment. Author Joe Day shows how institutions... more...

  • A Peacemaking Approach to Criminologyby Louis J. Gesualdi

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.50

    A peacemaking approach to criminology is a humane, nonviolent, and scientific approach to the treatment of crime and the offender. This collection of twenty-two essays provides a comprehensive introduction to a peacemaking approach to criminology. more...

  • I'll Fly Awayby Wally Lamb; I'll Fly Away contributors

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    For several years, Wally Lamb, the author of two of the most beloved novels of our time, has run a writing workshop at the York Correctional Institution, Connecticut's only maximum-security prison for women. Writing, Lamb discovered, was a way for these women to face their fears and failures and begin to imagine better lives. Couldn't Keep It to... more...

  • Getting Lifeby Michael Morton

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 11.99

    “A devastating and infuriating book, more astonishing than any legal thriller by John Grisham” ( The New York Times ) about a young father who spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit…and his eventual exoneration and return to life as a free man. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Africaby Andrew Novak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    In recent years the death penalty has sharply declined across Africa, but this trend belies actual public opinion and the retributivist sentiments held by political elites. This study explains capital punishment in Africa in terms of culturally specific notions of life and death as well as the colonial-era imposition of criminal and penal policy. more...

  • Contrasts in Punishmentby John Pratt; Anna Eriksson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia and New Zealand on the one hand and Finland, Norway... more...

  • Realist Criminologyby Roger Matthews

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 39.00

    This book challenges contemporary criminological thinking, providing a thorough critique of mainstream criminology, including both liberal criminology and administrative criminology. It sets a new agenda for theoretical and practical engagement, and for creating a more effective and just criminal justice system. more...

  • The Wicked Mr Hall - The Memoirs of the Butler Who Loved to Killby Roy Archibald Hall

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99

    'I have been called many things - "The Monster Butler", "The Butler Who Served Death", "The Ladies Man". In truth I am none of these things. I am Roy Hall. Before I die I want to tell my story.'Growing up in Glasgow in the 1930s, Roy Archibald Hall was a natural thief. Due to his lucrative criminal career, he led an extravagant lifestyle. Eventually... more...