A Critical Approach, 3rd Edition
Corrections: A Critical Approach, 3rd edition confronts mass imprisonment in the United States, a nation boasting the highest incarceration rate in the world. This statistic is all the more troubling considering that its correctional population is overrepresented by the poor, African-Americans, and...
Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge
Seeking Redemption in Prison
Series: Criminology and Justice Studies
John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment – an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty...
Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge