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Product Description: Anthony Cardenales was a stickup artist in the Bronx before spending seventeen years in prison. Today he is a senior manager at a recycling plant in Westchester, New York. He attributes his ability to turn his life around to the college degree he earned in prison...read more

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9781620970591 | New Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Anthony Cardenales was a stickup artist in the Bronx before spending seventeen years in prison.

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Product Description: 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 rigorous college curriculum...read more

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9780813584126 | Rutgers Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Over the years, American colleges and universities have made various efforts to provide prisoners with access to education.

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Product Description: New York Times bestseller | Member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100 | one of World Economic Forum's "Most Recommended Books of 2016"Now in paperback, the harrowing,* inspiring**, and unforgettable† memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic...read more

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9781101907290 | Convergent, March 8, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: New York Times bestseller from a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100.

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9781101907313 | Convergent, January 24, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: New York Times bestseller | Member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100 | one of World Economic Forum's "Most Recommended Books of 2016"Now in paperback, the harrowing,* inspiring**, and unforgettable† memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic.

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Product Description: The dramatic increase in U.S. prison populations since the 1970s is often blamed on the mandatory sentencing required by "three strikes" laws and other punitive crime bills. Michael O'Hear shows that the blame is actually not so easily assigned...read more

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9780299310202 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The dramatic increase in U.

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Product Description: Winner of the Cundill History Prize A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony. It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof.' From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled more than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia...read more

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9780307958907 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 3, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Cundill History Prize A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony.

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Product Description: Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the “long” Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes, and shifting national boundaries swelled the ranks of the imprisoned and broadened the carceral reach of the state...read more

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9781785332654 | Berghahn Books, November 16, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the “long” Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes, and shifting national boundaries swelled the ranks of the imprisoned and broadened the carceral reach of the state.

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Product Description: "A book of rare power and beauty, majestic in its structure, filled with the truth of imagination and the truth of actuality, emphatic in its declarations and noble in its reach."—Bayard Boyesen, Mother Earth. "No other book discusses so frankly the criminal ways of the closed prison society...read more
By Jessica Moran (introduced by)

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9781849352529 | Reprint edition (A K Pr Distribution, November 15, 2016), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: "A book of rare power and beauty, majestic in its structure, filled with the truth of imagination and the truth of actuality, emphatic in its declarations and noble in its reach.

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Product Description: The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America.“[A] harrowing [portrait] of life behind bars ...read more
By Robert B. Stepto (foreword by)

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9780812997095 | Random House Inc, January 26, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America.

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9780812986914 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, February 7, 2017), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America.

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Product Description: 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 industrial schools which incarcerated tens of thousands of children and remained in existence into the late twentieth century...read more

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9780719089169 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 31, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book is the first history of the Irish juvenile justice system.

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9781526107251 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book is the first history of the Irish juvenile justice system.

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Product Description: "I have spent almost 33 of the last 53 years in and out of prison, but mainly in. I was a juvenile offender back in the mid 1970s and went on to become an adult prisoner in the 1980s and beyond. My shortest prison sentence was 7 days (for criminal damage) and my longest sentence was life (for bank robbery and possession of firearms)...read more

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9780141038568 | Penguin Uk, December 1, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "I have spent almost 33 of the last 53 years in and out of prison, but mainly in.

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Product Description: How America’s prisons turned a “brutal and inhumane” practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common. Prisoners spend twenty-three hours a day in featureless cells, with no visitors or human contact for years on end, and they are held entirely at administrators’ discretion...read more

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9780300211467 | Yale Univ Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: How America’s prisons turned a “brutal and inhumane” practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.

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Product Description: “A fresh perspective on business practices or working lives…and a snappy introduction to a new way of thinking” (Financial Times), The Misfit Economy shows how lessons in innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living on the fringe of society...read more

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9781451688825, titled "The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, and Other Informal Entrepreneurs" | Simon & Schuster, June 23, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A book that argues that lessons in creativity, innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living and working on the margins of business and society.

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9781451688832 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A fresh perspective on business practices or working lives…and a snappy introduction to a new way of thinking” (Financial Times), The Misfit Economy shows how lessons in innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living on the fringe of society.

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Product Description: Nashville is known for its bold, progressive flair, but few are aware of the city's malevolent past. A rowdy red-light district called "Smoky Row" spawned several fatal episodes. A murderous temptress with a penchant for poison once strolled the city streets...read more

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9781467135733 | History Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Nashville is known for its bold, progressive flair, but few are aware of the city's malevolent past.

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Product Description: This book analyses the mixed courts of professional and lay judges in the Japanese criminal justice system. It takes a particular focus on the highly public start of the mixed court, the saiban-in system, and the jury system between 1928-1943...read more

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9783319350769 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 8, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book analyses the mixed courts of professional and lay judges in the Japanese criminal justice system.

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Product Description: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years. In Children of the Prison Boom, Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman draw upon broadly representative survey data and interviews to describe the devastating effects of America's experiment in mass incarceration on a generation of vulnerable children tied to these men...read more

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9780199989225 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 5, 2013, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years.

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9780190624590 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years.

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Product Description: Through the stories of prisoners and their families, including her own family's experiences, Maya Schenwar shows how the institution that locks up 2.3 million Americans and decimates poor communities of color is shredding the ties that, if nurtured, could foster real collective safety...read more
By Kristin Kalbli (narrator)

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9781531812621 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 30, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Through the stories of prisoners and their families, including her own family's experiences, Maya Schenwar shows how the institution that locks up 2.

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Product Description: WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY WINNER OF THE 2017 BANCROFT PRIZENATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, NEWSWEEK, KIRKUS, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLYTHE FIRST DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE INFAMOUS 1971 ATTICA PRISON UPRISING, THE STATE’S VIOLENT RESPONSE, AND THE VICTIMS’ DECADES-LONG QUEST FOR JUSTICE   On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment...read more

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9780375423222 | Pantheon Books, August 23, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY WINNER OF THE 2017 BANCROFT PRIZENATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, NEWSWEEK, KIRKUS, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLYTHE FIRST DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE INFAMOUS 1971 ATTICA PRISON UPRISING, THE STATE’S VIOLENT RESPONSE, AND THE VICTIMS’ DECADES-LONG QUEST FOR JUSTICE   On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment.

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Product Description: 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 and flaunted his victory with a life-size statue of the mayor dressed as a hobo...read more

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9781467119290, titled "The Original Battle Creek Crime King: Adam “pump” Arnold’s Vile Reign" | History Pr, August 8, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Adam "Pump" Arnold was both feared and regaled in Victorian- era Battle Creek.

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Product Description: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's The Devil's Defender recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate -- and a human being...read more

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9781613734872 | Chicago Review Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.

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9781504727075 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.
9781504727082 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.

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Product Description: What do we know about the mental health of inmates? What are the implications of what we know? Nathaniel J. Pallone characterizes opinion on these questions as falling into two broad camps: the “tender-hearted,” those who see an overlap between mental illness and criminal behavior, and are treatment-oriented; and the “tough-minded,” those who have little confidence in psychiatric categories, do not really accept arguments about diminished responsibility, and who feel the emphasis should be on punishment...read more

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9780887383830 | Transaction Pub, March 1, 1991, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: What do we know about the mental health of inmates?

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9781412863056 | Transaction Pub, July 31, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: What do we know about the mental health of inmates?

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Product Description: This book discusses the role of the prison in Europe across a divide of over 200 years. Inspired by the travels of the prison reformer John Howard (1726-1790), who visited prisons across Europe in the eighteenth century, it fundamentally reflects on centuries of the practice of locking people up as punishment...read more

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9783319293875 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 20, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book discusses the role of the prison in Europe across a divide of over 200 years.

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Product Description: 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 kept both visitors and New Hampshire residents in its thrall...read more

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9781467116671 | Arcadia Pub, July 11, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: This book explores the idea of the prison boundary, identifying where it is located, which processes and performances help construct and animate it, and who takes part in them. Although the relationship between prison and non-prison has garnered academic interest from various disciplines in the last decade, the cultural performance of the boundary has been largely ignored...read more

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9781137532411 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 8, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book explores the idea of the prison boundary, identifying where it is located, which processes and performances help construct and animate it, and who takes part in them.

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9781349709342 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 6, 2016), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book explores the idea of the prison boundary, identifying where it is located, which processes and performances help construct and animate it, and who takes part in them.

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Product Description: Hard Time: A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated version of the highly successful text addressing the origins, evolution, and promise of America’s penal system.Draws from both ethnographic and professional material, and situates the prison experience within both contemporary and historical contextsFeatures first person accounts from male and female inmates and staff, revealing what it’s actually like to live and work in prisonIncludes all-new chapters on prison reform and on supermax correctional facilities, including the latest research on confinement, long-term segregation, and death rowExplores a wide range of topics, including the nature of prison as punishment; prisoner personality types and coping strategies; gang violence; prison officers’ custodial duties; and psychological, educational, and work programs Develops policy recommendations for the future based on qualitative and quantitative research and evidence-based initiative...read more

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9781119082774 | 4th edition (Blackwell Pub, July 5, 2016), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Hard Time: A Fresh Look at Understanding and Reforming the Prison, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated version of the highly successful text addressing the origins, evolution, and promise of America’s penal system.

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Product Description: The U.S. detention center at Guantánamo Bay has become the symbol of an unprecedented detention system of global reach and immense power. Since the 9/11 attacks, the news has on an almost daily basis headlined stories of prisoners held indefinitely at Guantánamo without charge or trial, many of whom have been interrogated in violation of restrictions on torture and other abuse...read more
By Jonathan Hafetz (editor)

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9781479852802, titled "Obama's Guantánamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison" | New York Univ Pr, June 21, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The U.

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