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Murder & Mayhem in Nashville

by Brian Allison

<p><strong>From post–Civil War political feuds to Depression-era mass murder—explore the criminally fascinating secret history of Music City, USA.</strong></p> <p>Nashville is known for its bold, progressive flair, but few are aware of its ...

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North Carolina State Prison

by William G. Hinkle PhD & Gregory S. Taylor PhD

North Carolina’s State Prison was typical of American prisons in the 19th century, but with an important difference. North Carolina put most of its inmates outside prison walls to work on road camps and prison farms for the purpose of getting ...

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Policing Black Bodies

How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change

by Earl Smith & Angela J. Hattery

<p>From Trayvon Martin to Freddie Gray, the stories of police violence against Black people are too often in the news. In <em>Policing Black Bodies</em> Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith make a compelling case that the policing of Black bodies ...

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Portsmouth Naval Prison

by Katy Kramer

<p>The Portsmouth Naval Prison, now vacant, sits at the far end of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Seavey Island on the Maine and New Hampshire border. For over a century, "the Castle" or "the Rock," with its deceptively appealing exterior, has

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Prison and Social Death

by Joshua M. Price

<p>The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation in the world. To be sentenced to prison is to face systematic violence, humiliation, and, perhaps worst of all, separation from family and community. It is, to borrow ...

ISBN: 9780813575315

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Prison Power

How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

by Lisa M. Corrigan

<p><strong>Winner of the 2017 Diamond Anniversary Book Award and the African American Communication and Culture Division's 2017 Outstanding Book Award, both from the National Communication Association</strong></p> <p>In the black liberation ...

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Prison Rape: An American Institution?

An American Institution?

by Michael Singer

<p>Rape is a fact of life for the incarcerated. Can American society maintain the commitment expressed in recent federal legislation to eliminate the rampant and costly sexual abuse that has been institutionalized into its system of ...

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Prisoners in Prison Societies

by Ulla Bondeson

<p>Prisoners in Prison Societies is a study of criminal career patterns over time, demonstrating specifically how and in what ways imprisonment has a positive correlation with later recidivism. The book combines original research and a ten-year ...

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Privatising Punishment in Europe?

by Tom Daems & Tom Vander Beken

<p>In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) ...

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Punishment and Process in International Criminal Trials

by Ralph Henham

<p>International sentencing has become significant given the numerous events on the world stage which have focused attention on the justifications and adequacy of punishment for heinous crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity. In ...

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Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies

by David Garland

<p>First published in 1985, this classic of law and society scholarship continues to shape the research agenda of today's sociology of punishment. It is now republished with a new Preface by the author.</p> <p>'Punishment and Welfare' explores ...

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Punishment, Communication, and Community

by R. A. Duff

<p>The question &quot;What can justify criminal punishment ?&quot; becomes especially insistent at times, like our own, of penal crisis, when serious doubts are raised not only about the justice or efficacy of particular modes of punishment, but

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Reexamining Reentry

The Policies, People, and Programs of the United States Prisoner Reintegration Systems

by Rolanda J. West & Imani West-Abdallah

<p><em>Reexamining Reentry</em> takes an in-depth look at how and why prisoner reentry programs are developed. Furthermore, this book explains how having access to these programs, or not, could potentially stymie the community reintegration of ...

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Rehabilitation Work

Supporting Desistance and Recovery

by Hannah Graham

<p>Conversations about rehabilitation and how to address the drugs-crime nexus have been dominated by academics and policymakers, without due recognition of the experience and knowledge of practitioners. Not enough is known about the cultures ...

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Renascent Pragmatism

Studies in Law and Social Science

by Alfonso Morales

<p>Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration

ISBN: 9781351904308

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René Bérenger

by Henry Joly

<p>“ La vie de M. Bérenger a été longue, « si toutefois, comme dit le poète, il y a quelque chose de long dans ce qui est mortel. » En tout cas, il représente une époque dont les malheurs, les aspirations, les efforts et les regrets, dont les ...

ISBN: 1230002231969

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Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies

Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices

by Anne S. Douds & Eileen M. Ahlin

<p>*Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices:*<em>Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies</em> brings together the experiences of men who served time in prison with contemporary research on correctional policy. This work combines a ...

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Rethinking the American Prison Movement

by Toussaint Losier & Dan Berger

<p><em>Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, ...

ISBN: 9781317662228

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Safe Behind Bars:

Communication, Control, and De-escalation of Mentally Ill & Aggressive Inmates - A Comprehensive Guidebook for Correctional Offices in Jail Settings

by Ellis Amdur, Sgt. Michael Blake & Chris De Villeneuve

<p><strong>Inmates in correctional facilities suffering from psychiatric or substance abuse disorders sometimes display any one of a number of frightening behaviors: verbal outbursts, physical threats and even violence. This comprehensive ...

ISBN: 1230002169958

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Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders

Research and Realities

by Donna Vandiver, Jeremy Braithwaite & Mark Stafford

<p><em>Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders: Research and Realities</em> provides an overview of social scientific theory and research on sex crimes and sex offenders. Most other books on the market are focused on a single issue—such as treatment, rape,

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