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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 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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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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