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After Prison: Navigating Employment and Reintegration
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written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
Employment for former prisoners is a critical pathway toward reintegration into society and is central to the processes of desistance from crime. Nevertheless, the economic climate in Western countries has aggravated the ability of former prisoners and people with criminal records to find gainful employment.After...
written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
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The Future of Imprisonment
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edited by Michael Tonry, fl. 2014 (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2004), 272 page(s)
edited by Michael Tonry, fl. 2014 (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2004), 272 page(s)
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Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide Between America and Europe
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written by James Q. Whitman, 1957- (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2003), 322 page(s)
Criminal justice in America is harsh and degrading when compared to other countries in the West. By contrast, France and Germany are systematically mild. Whitman suggests that the difference results from America's non-hierarchical social system and distrust of state power.
written by James Q. Whitman, 1957- (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2003), 322 page(s)
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Life after Life Imprisonment
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written by Catherine A. Appleton (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2010), 277 page(s)
written by Catherine A. Appleton (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2010), 277 page(s)
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Mass Imprisonment: Social Causes and Consequences
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edited by David W. Garland, 1955- (London, England: Sage Publications, 2001), 193 page(s)
This major new volume of papers by leading criminologists, sociologists and historians, sets out what is known about the political and penological causes of the phenomenon of mass imprisonment. Mass imprisonment, American-style, involves the penal segregation of large numbers of the poor and minorities. Imprisonme...
edited by David W. Garland, 1955- (London, England: Sage Publications, 2001), 193 page(s)
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The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System
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written by David Skarbek (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2014), 237 page(s)
When most people think of prison gangs, they think of chaotic bands of violent, racist thugs. Few people think of gangs as sophisticated organizations (often with elaborate written constitutions) that regulate the prison black market, adjudicate conflicts, and strategically balance the competing demands of inmates...
written by David Skarbek (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2014), 237 page(s)
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Surviving Incarceration: Inside Canadian Prisons
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written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
Is prison a humane form of punishment and an effective means of rehabilitation? Are current prison policies, such as shifting resources away from rehabilitation toward housing more offenders, improving the safety and lives of incarcerated populations?Considering that many Canadians have served time, are currently...
written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
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