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Capital Punishment

An Indictment by a Death-Row Survivor

by Billy Wayne Sinclair & Jodie Sinclair

<p>Billy Wayne Sinclair was only twenty-one when sentenced to death. Because of an accidental shooting, he spent the next forty years in prison. When the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty, Billy was re-sentenced to life without parole.

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Changing the Guard

Private Prisons and the Control of Crime

by Alexander Tabarrok

<p>When prison privatization began in the United States in the early 1980s, many policy analysts claimed that the result would be higher costs, declining quality, and an erosion of state authority. Bringing together five of the leading ...

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City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

by Kelly Lytle Hernández

<p>Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital city of the world's leading incarcerator. ...

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College in Prison

Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration

by Daniel Karpowitz

<p>Over the years, American colleges and universities have made various efforts to provide prisoners with access to education. However, few of these outreach programs presume that incarcerated men and women can rise to the challenge of a truly ...

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Color Behind Bars: Racism in the U.S. Prison System [2 volumes]

Racism in the U.S. Prison System

by Scott Wm. Bowman

<p>A diverse, critical analysis of racial and ethnic disparities within the American criminal justice system that encourages critical thinking by providing various sides to the issues.</p> <p>• Presents a historical examination of racial and ...

ISBN: 9780313399046

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Compulsory

Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School

by Sabina E. Vaught

<DIV><P>“This is an American story, unsettled by contradictions, constituted by unresolvable loss and open-ended hope, produced through brutal exclusivities and persistent insurgencies. This is the story of Lincoln prison.” In her Introduction, ...

ISBN: 9781452953311

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Convicted and Condemned

The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

by Keesha M. Middlemass

<p><em>Winner, W. E. B. Dubois Distinguished Book Award presented by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists</em></p> <p><strong>Through the compelling words of former prisoners,</strong> <em>Convicted and Condemned</em> ...

ISBN: 9780814724330

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Corrections

From Research, to Policy, to Practice

by Mary K. Stohr & Anthony Walsh

<p><strong>Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice</strong> offers students a 21st-century look into the treatment and rehabilitative themes that drive modern-day corrections. Written by two academic scholars and former practitioners,

ISBN: 9781483373393

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Criminal Behaviour in Context

Space, Place and Desistance from Crime

by Nick Flynn

<p>This book examines the extent to which criminal desistance –  'the change process involved in the ending of criminal behaviour' –  is affected by personal and social circumstances which are place specific. Grounded in criminological spatial ...

ISBN: 9781351570602

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Criminal Justice Theory: Explaining the Nature and Behavior of Criminal Justice

by Maguire, Edward R.

<P><EM>Criminal Justice Theory, Second Edition</EM> is the first and only text, edited by U.S. criminal justice educators, on the <I>theoretical foundations</I> of criminal justice, <U>not</U> criminological theory. This new edition includes ...

ISBN: 9781134706112

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Decarcerating America

From Mass Punishment to Public Health

by Ernest Drucker

<p><strong>Bestselling category:</strong> The New Press is the country’s leading criminal justice publisher. <em>Invisible Punishment</em>, also an anthology, sold over 13,300 copies combined.</p> <p><strong>Unparalleled expertise:</strong> ...

ISBN: 9781620972793

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Disorderly Families

Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives

by Arlette Farge & Michel Foucault

<DIV><P>Drunken and debauched husbands; libertine wives; vagabonding children. These and many more are the subjects of requests for confinement written to the king of France in the eighteenth century. These letters of arrest (<I>lettres de ...

ISBN: 9781452951928

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Doing Harder Time?

The Experiences of an Ageing Male Prison Population in England and Wales

by Natalie Mann

<p>In his seminal text Society of Captives, Gresham Sykes discusses the general pains of imprisonment to which all prisoners are subjected: the deprivation of liberty, the deprivation of heterosexual relationships, and the deprivation of ...

ISBN: 9781317148623

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Down Inside

Thirty Years in Canada's Prison Service

by Robert Clark

<p>A compelling personal memoir and a scathing indictment of bureaucratic indifference and agenda-driven government policies.</p> <p>In his thirty years in the Canadian prison system, Robert Clark rose from student volunteer to deputy warden. ...

ISBN: 9780864929709

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Elkton Rules: The Little Prison That Thought It Could

by Michael Mangold

<p>This is the working outline for my screenplay "Elkton Rules: The Little Prison That Thought It Could." I will be adding more chapters as I progress as well as fleshing out this outline as I go along. I want to make it available right now as a

ISBN: 9781370676743

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Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Prisons

by Mary Bosworth

<p>This book explores how power is negotiated in women’s prisons. Drawing on fieldwork conducted in three penal establishments in England, it analyses how women manage the restrictions of imprisonment and the manner in which they attempt to ...

ISBN: 9781351940214

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Executioner's Current

Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair

by Richard Moran

<p>In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit ...

ISBN: 9780307425805

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Exonerated

A History of the Innocence Movement

by Robert J. Norris

<p><strong>The fascinating story behind the innocence movement's quest for justice.</strong></p> <p>Documentaries like <em>Making a Murderer</em>, the first season of <em>Serial</em>, and the cause célèbre that was the West Memphis Three ...

ISBN: 9781479861798

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Extradited

The European Arrest Warrant and My Fight for Justice from a Greek Prison Cell

by Andrew Symeou

<p>2003: The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is introduced under the Extradition Act. A mechanism intended to facilitate the speed and ease with which criminals are brought to justice, it prevents British courts from considering any evidence ...

ISBN: 9781849549288

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Finding Freedom in Confinement: The Role of Religion in Prison Life

by Kent R. Kerley Ph.D.

<p>What is the nature and impact of faith and religion in prison? This book summarizes contemporary and cutting-edge research on religion in correctional contexts, enabling a scientific understanding of how prisoners use faith in their everyday ...

ISBN: 9781440850325

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