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A Doctor on the Inside

From the County Jail to the Supermax

by William Wright

<p>Get both of Dr. William Wright’s best-selling, award-winning books in a single<br /> volume!</p> <p>Maximum Insecurity chronicles Wright’s true-life metamorphosis from suburban<br /> ear surgeon to life as the sole physician at Colorado’s ...

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A New South Rebellion

The Battle against Convict Labor in the Tennessee Coalfields, 1871-1896

by Karin A. Shapiro

<p>In 1891, thousands of Tennessee miners rose up against the use of convict labor by the state's coal companies, eventually engulfing five mountain communities in a rebellion against government authority. Propelled by the insurgent ...

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A Secret History of the Bangkok Hilton

by Chavoret Jaruboon & Pornchai Sereemongkonpol

<p>Bang Kwang Prison is one of the most notorious penal institutions in the world. Located seven miles north of Bangkok city in the Nonthaburi Province, the prison is home to over 8,000 inmates, among them ruthless killers, rapists, drug ...

ISBN: 9781905379811

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A Unified Theory of Justice and Crime

Justice That Love Gives

by Michael J. DeValve, Tammy S. Garland & Elizabeth Q. Wright

<p>Despite great effort and some improvements, criminal justice today still seems like an oxymoron. There are some very good reasons for this feeling: catastrophic failures abound and marginal improvements appear revolutionary. This book ...

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Addicted to Rehab

Race, Gender, and Drugs in the Era of Mass Incarceration

by Allison McKim

<p>After decades of the American “war on drugs” and relentless prison expansion, political officials are finally challenging mass incarceration. Many point to an apparently promising solution to reduce the prison population: addiction ...

ISBN: 9780813587646

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After Prisons?

Freedom, Decarceration, and Justice Disinvestment

by Luis R. Gonzalez, Chungse Jung, William G. Martin & others

<p>As recently as five years ago mass incarceration was widely considered to be a central, permanent feature of the political and social landscape. The number of people in U.S. prisons is still without historic parallel anywhere in the world or ...

ISBN: 9781498539166

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Alternatives to Imprisonment

Intentions and Reality

by Ulla V. Bondeson

<p>The detrimental effects of imprisonment have been documented and accepted in most western countries. As a result, alternatives to incarceration have been sought in the effort to reform the penal system. Although during the last thirty years ...

ISBN: 9781351320061

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America's Jails

The Search for Human Dignity in an Age of Mass Incarceration

by Derek Jeffreys

<p><strong>A look at the contemporary crisis in U.S. jails with recommendations for improving and protecting the dignity of inmates</strong></p> <p>Twelve million Americans go through the U.S. jail system on an annual basis. Jails, which differ

ISBN: 9781479820856

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American Penology

A History of Control

by Thomas G. Blomberg

<p>The purpose of <em>American Penology</em> is to provide a story of punishment's past, present, and likely future. The story begins in the 1600s, in the setting of colonial America, and ends in the present. As the story evolves through various

ISBN: 9781351532501

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American Prisons

Their Past, Present and Future

by David Musick & Kristine Gunsaulus-Musick

<p>Imprisonment has become big business in the United States. Using a &quot;history of ideas&quot; approach, this book examines the cultural underpinnings of prisons in the United States and explores how shared ideas about imprisonment evolve ...

ISBN: 9781317616818

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American Prisons

A Critical Primer on Culture and Conversion to Islam

by SpearIt

<p>This book is a critical exploration of prisons in contemporary America. Paying special attention to race and Islam, the work draws on a range of data and sources, including interviews and written correspondence with current and ex-prisoners, ...

ISBN: 9781506904887

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Angel of Bang Kwang Prison

by Susan Aldous

<p>Susan Aldous had been on a path to self-destruction when she decided to give her life to others instead of wasting it away in Melbourne's dark underbelly. Working as a Playboy bunny girl, an admirer sponsored her to travel abroad for ...

ISBN: 9781908518002

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Anti-Racist Probation Practice

by Lena Dominelli

<p>The probation service has committed itself to anti-racist initiatives and those promoting equal opportunities for some time. However, the experiences of black people, whether as workers or 'clients' indicates that the realities of day-to-day ...

ISBN: 9781351957823

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Assistance et Répression

by Henry Joly

<p>“ Qu’est-ce que l’assistance ? C’est l’ensemble des secours divers par lesquels une société essaie de seconder la bonne volonté des gens en suppléant à l’insuffisance de leurs moyens, là où ils ont à se procurer le nécessaire. Qu’est-ce que ...

ISBN: 1230002232027

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Bad Boys Behind Bars

An Anthology of Prisoners’ Narratives

by Binanda C. Barkakaty

<p>This book provides a rare glimpse into the lives of some adult male prisoners in a high-security prison in England together with the infrastructure behind the prison service for safer custody, well-being, and personal development of the ...

ISBN: 9781483683423

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Beyond Incarceration

by Charles M. Montgomery Jr.

<p>Essentially, 9 out of 10 offenders will be released from custody sooner or later! More than 600,000 are already being released annually. After more than 50 years in the business I believe the only thing more disquieting than our demonstrated ...

ISBN: 9781535608978

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Big House on the Prairie

Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

by John M. Eason

<p>For the past fifty years, America has been extraordinarily busy building prisons. Since 1970 we have tripled the total number of facilities, adding more than 1,200 new prisons to the landscape. This building boom has taken place across the ...

ISBN: 9780226410487

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Bodies in Beds

Why Business Should Out of Prisons

by Sue Binder

Can privatization really help solve America's prison problems? A mental health professional tells a compelling story of suicidal inmates and mistreated inmates, with staff working overtime without compensation while frustration grows. ...

ISBN: 9781628942668

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Breaking Out Of The Rock Escape Proof Alcatraz Prison

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Alcatraz was opened as Federal penitentiary to confine the most hardened criminals in 1934. Men like Doc Barker and Al Capone were a couple of the names of its inmates. Most were incorrigibles sent from other prisons where they had been ...

ISBN: 9781311115935

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Just One Shift

The Police Files

by Catherine Marfino-Reiker

<p>In this gripping new non-fiction novel from Catherine Marfino-Reiker, author of 999 Officer Down, a veteran police officer is driven to the brink of mental collapse.</p> <p><em>J U S T O N E S H I F T</em> delves deep into the mind of a big ...

ISBN: 9781469739052

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