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Free Prison Camp Guide by Pyerse Dandridge
Price: Free! Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This free guide will tell you how to survive Herlong Federal Prison Camp and any other federal prison camp. It has over 100 pages of survival tips, official prison memos, and stories from when I was sentenced to Herlong Prison Camp. Read this book before getting a prison consultant.
Today I Gave Myself Permission to Dream: Race and Incarceration in America (Lane Center) by Erin Brigham & Kimberly Rae Connor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
In April 2017, the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought sponsored a roundtable discussion on race and incarceration. The resulting essays lifted the role of spirituality and creative expression as essential to the survival and transformation of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. This book is an expression and expansion of that conversation.
Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies by David Garland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,020. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
First published in 1985, this classic of law and society scholarship continues to shape the research agenda of today's sociology of punishment. 'Punishment and Welfare' explores the relation of punishment to politics, the historical formation and development of criminology, and the way in which penal reform grew out of the complex set of political projects that founded the modern welfare state.
Elkton Rules: The Little Prison That Thought It Could by Michael Mangold
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This is the working outline for my screenplay "Elkton Rules: The Little Prison That Thought It Could." I will be adding more chapters as I progress as well as fleshing out this outline as I go along. I want to make it available right now as a collaborative project.
Strategies of Control by Sheldon L. Messinger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Slavery and the Penal System by J. Thorsten Sellin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
The groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book, despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology, it can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned to classes. Now in its 40th anniversary edition, Sellin's classic book adds a new Foreword by Barry Krisberg.
Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp by Pyerse Dandridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,970. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This book recounts Pyerse’s experience inside Herlong and at the halfway house where he was sent to readjust to society. To successfully restart his life, he first had to survive the pettiness, dehumanization, and psychological bondage of the prison camp. Then he had to overcome his own personal emotional challenges, and somehow use the exclusion from family and friends to his advantage.
Breaking Out Of The Rock Escape Proof Alcatraz Prison by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Alcatraz experienced a number of breakout attempts and an armed rebellion that had to be put down with Marine assistance in May 1946. My e-book was researched from news clippings describing the attempted escapes and prisoner strikes, one of which grew extremely violent. Alcatraz intimidated prisoners. "The Rock" featured Block D, a place of solitary confinement and complete darkness.
A Costly American Hatred by Joseph Rodney Dole II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2012 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Articles in Harvard Law Review's Mar. '12 issue are by Jody Freeman & Jim Rossi, on the coordination of administrative agencies when they share regulatory space; & James Whitman, reviewing Bernard Harcourt's book on the illusion of free market as to prisons. Student contributions explore antitrust law and business deception; the failed Google Books settlement; mergers; materiality; & other topics.