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23/7 Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary
ISBN: PB: 9780300240191, ISBN: HB: 9780300211467, Yale University Press, November 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
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 feat...
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Metamorphosis How to Transform Punishment in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300230833, Yale University Press, June 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that long-term isolation is a bad idea; and that basic psychiat...
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Vory Russia's Super Mafia
ISBN: HB: 9780300186826, Yale University Press, April 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in Russia, consulted by governments and police around the world. Now, Western readers can explore the fascinating history of the vory v zakone, a group that has survived and thrived amid the change...
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Wanted The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly
ISBN: PB: 9780300227123, ISBN: HB: 9780300204551, Yale University Press, July 2017
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 42 black&white illus.
The oft-told exploits of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly survive vividly in the public imaginations of their respective countries, the United States and Australia. But the outlaws' reputations are so weighted with legend and myth, the truth of their live...
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Anatomy of Malice The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals
ISBN: PB: 9780300226935, ISBN: HB: 9780300213225, Yale University Press, July 2017
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
When the ashes had settled after World War II and the Allies convened an international war crimes trial in Nuremberg, a psychiatrist, Douglas Kelley, and a psychologist, Gustave Gilbert, tried to fathom the psychology of the Nazi leaders, using exten...
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Bad Moon Rising How the Weather Underground Beat the FBI and Lost the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300221183, Yale University Press, February 2017
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A startling history of the forlorn war between the Weather Underground and the FBI, based on interviews and 30,000 pages of previously unreleased FBI documents In the summer of 1970 and for years after, photos of Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Jeff Jon...
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Secret Poisoner A Century of Murder
ISBN: HB: 9780300204735, Yale University Press, March 2016
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid social history reveals the nineteenth century as a gruesome battleground where poisoners went head-to-head with authorities who...
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Killing Compartments The Mentality of Mass Murder
ISBN: HB: 9780300208726, Yale University Press, March 2015
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The twentieth century was among the bloodiest in the history of humanity. Untold millions were slaughtered. How people are enrolled in the service of evil is a question that continues to bedevil. In this trenchant book, Abram de Swaan offers a taxono...
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Terror Courts America's Experiment with Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay
ISBN: PB: 9780300205596, ISBN: HB: 9780300189209, Yale University Press, June 2014
384 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Within weeks of the September 11 attacks in 2001, the United States had captured hundreds of suspected al Qaeda terrorists in Afghanistan, and by the following January the first of these prisoners arrived at the U.S. Navy's detention camp in Guantana...
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Jack the Ripper The Forgotten Victims
ISBN: HB: 9780300117202, Yale University Press, March 2014
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The number of women murdered and mutilated by Jack the Ripper is impossible to know, although most researchers now agree on five individuals. These five canonical cases have been examined at length, but other contemporary murders and attacks bearing...
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