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Author:  Russ  Immarigeon.

Source: Volume 22, Number 04, Summer 2013 , pp.11-15(5)

Journal of Community Justice (formerly Journal of Community Corrections)

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Reviews “Bobby’s Book by Emily Haas Davidson, as told to her by Bob Powers” Photographs by Bruce Davidson Seven Stories Press (2012); “Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling” by Sabrina Jones and Marc Mauer, Foreword by Michelle Alexander, The New Press (2013); “Penal Exceptionalism? Nordic Prison Policy and Practice” edited by Thomas Ugelvik and Jane Dullum, Routledge (2011); “Contrasts in Punishment: An Explanation of Anglophone Excess and Nordic Exceptionalism” by John Pratt and Anna Erikson, Routledge (2013);“Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: International Perspectives” edited by Kerry Carrington, Matthew Ball, Erin O’Brien, and Juan Tauri, Palgrave Macmillan (2013); “Women, Punishment and Social Justice: Human Rights and Penal Practices” edited by Margaret Malloch and Gill McIvor, Routledge 2013); “Classics of Community Psychiatry: Fifty Years of Public Mental Health Outside the Hospital” edited by Michael Rowe, Martha Lawless, Kenneth Thompson, and Larry Davidson, Oxford University Press (2011); “The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Society” edited by Jonathan Simon and Richard Sparks, SAGE Publications, Inc. (2013); “Women Who Kill Men: California Courts, Gender, and the Law” by Gordon M. Bakken and Brenda Farrington, University of Nebraska Press (2013); “Proof of Guilt: Barbara Graham and the Politics of Executing Women in America” by Kathleen A. Cairns, University of Nebraska Press (2013)

Keywords: Women and Capital Punishment; Community Mental Health; Race and Incarceration; International Criminal Justice Approaches

Affiliations:  1: Journal of Community Corrections Contributing Editor.

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