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The Marion Experiment

Long-Term Solitary Confinement and the Supermax Movement

by Stephen C. Richards

<p>Taking readers into the darkness of solitary confinement, this searing collection of convict experiences, academic research, and policy recommendations shines a light on the proliferation of supermax (super-maximum-security) prisons and the ...

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The Ohio State Reformatory

by Nancy K. Darbey

In the state of Ohio, before 1884, most first-time offenders between the ages of 16 and 30 were housed in the Ohio Penitentiary, where they were likely to be influenced by hardened criminals. That changed when the Ohio Legislature approved the ...

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The Original Battle Creek Crime King: Adam “Pump” Arnold’s Vile Reign

by Blaine Pardoe & Victoria Hester

Adam "Pump" Arnold was both feared and regaled in Victorian- era Battle Creek. He was a bootlegger and a pimp, a robber and a con artist, an arsonist and a loan shark and even an assassin. Arnold faced off with the city over illegal liquor sales

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The Oxford History of the Prison

The Practice of Punishment in Western Society

by Norval Morris & David J. Rothman

<p>The word &quot;prison&quot; immediately evokes stark images: forbidding walls spiked with watchtowers; inmates confined to cramped cells for hours on end; the suspicious eyes of armed guards. They seem to be the inevitable and permanent marks

ISBN: 9780199879021

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The Pixelated Prisoner

Prison Video Links, Court ‘Appearance’ and the Justice Matrix

by Carolyn McKay

<p>Technological linkages between justice and law enforcement agencies are radically altering criminal process and access to justice for prisoners. Video links, integral to an increasingly networked justice matrix, enable the custodial ...

ISBN: 9781351619240

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The Promise of Punishment: Prisons in Nineteenth-Century France

by O'Brien, Patricia

<p>Patricia O'Brien traces the creation and development of a modern prison system in nineteenth-century France. The study has three principal areas of concern: prisons and their populations; the organizing principles of the system, including ...

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The Punishment Response

by Graeme Newman

<p>Punishment occupies a central place in our lives and attitudes. We suffer a profound ambivalence about its moral consequences. Persons who have been punished or are liable to be punished have long objected to the legitimacy of punishment. We ...

ISBN: 9781351475716

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This Is Where I Am

A Memoir

by Zeke Caligiuri

<DIV><P>Prison is where Zeke Caligiuri is. Powderhorn Park in South Minneapolis, dubbed “Murderapolis” the year he turned eighteen, is where he comes from. It was the same neighborhood his father grew up in but had changed dramatically by the ...

ISBN: 9781452951904

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Trapped in a Vice

The Consequences of Confinement for Young People

by Alexandra Cox

<p><em>Trapped in a Vice</em> explores the consequences of a juvenile justice system that is aimed at promoting change in the lives of young people, yet ultimately relies upon tools and strategies that enmesh them in a system that they struggle ...

ISBN: 9780813575650

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Understanding Mass Incarceration

A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time

by James Kilgore

<div>We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? <I>Understanding Mass Incarceration</I> offers the ...

ISBN: 9781620971222

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Virginia State Penitentiary

A Notorious History

by Dale M. Brumfield

<p>Thomas Jefferson developed the idea for the Virginia State Penitentiary and set the standard for the future of the American prison system. Designed by U.S. Capitol and White House architect Benjamin Latrobe, the &quot;Pen&quot; opened its ...

ISBN: 9781439663165

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Wild Arabs and Savages

A History of Juvenile Justice in Ireland

by Paul Sargent

<p>This book is the first history of the Irish juvenile justice system. It charts the emergence of the system from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. From the beginning, the system was dominated by a large network of reformatory and ...

ISBN: 9781526112361

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