Penology & punishment

    Launched into Eternity

    By David Leslie

    Paperback £8.45

    Launched Into Eternity is a fascinating account of crime and public punishment in Scotland; from bloody Viking penalties right through to Robert Smith's five minutes of fame in 1868.

    Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

    By Marc Morje Howard

    Paperback £20.93

    In Unusually Cruel, Mark Morje Howard shows how far outside the norm-and how different from systems in other advanced, industrial democracies-US prisons are.

    I Die in a Good Cause -

    By Sean O. Luing

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £9.96

    The classic biography of the Irish revolutionary re-released to coincide with the centenary of his death on hunger strike.

    Fear of 13

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die....

    Why Punish?

    By Rob Canton

    Paperback Save £1.57 = £29.42

    Integrating philosophical, sociological, political and ethical perspectives, it provides a thorough and wide-ranging discussion of the purposes, meanings and justifications of punishment for crime and the extent to which punishment does, could or should live up to what it claims to achieve. Why Punish?

    Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

    By Golfo Alexopoulos

    Hardback £40.71

    A new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror

    NoNonsense Legalizing Drugs: How to end the war

    By Steve Rolles

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    We urgently need to legalize and regulate drugs - this book explains why, and how to do it.

    Parkhurst Years

    By Bobby Cummines

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Joining the most notorious gangsters and criminals of the day - from the Krays, the Yorkshire Ripper and Charles Bronson, to high ranking members of the IRA - nothing could have prepared him for the brutal regime, violent convicts, vindictive screws and riots on the inside.

    History of Torture

    By Brian Innes

    Paperback £14.45

    Suicide in Prisons

    By Graham Towl

    Paperback Save £0.92 = £21.58

    The definitive guide from two leading authors central to developments in the field. An invaluable book which covers everything from theoretical and community research to precisely what is known about prisoners and the risk of their committing suicide.

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