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Mass Imprisonment: Social Causes and Consequences

David Garland - Social Science - 2001 - 184 pages
This major new volume of papers by leading criminologists, sociologists and historians, sets out what is known about the political and penological causes of the phenomenon of ...
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Peculiar Institution

David Garland - History - 2010 - 417 pages
A study of the legal dubiousness of capital punishment in America looks at an institution that, while being banned in most other Western countries, continues in many U.S ...
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The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland - Law - 2002 - 307 pages
The United States and the United Kingdom have both become nations of stringent social control, from rapidly growing prison populations to ever increasing surveillance ...
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Criminology and Social Theory

David Garland, Richard Sparks - Social Science - 2000 - 224 pages
In this unique collection, a distinguished group of social theorists reflect upon the ways in which crime and its control feature in the political and cultural landscapes of ...
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Saratoga: A Novel of the American Revolution

David Garland - Fiction - 2005 - 308 pages
A first installment of a series on the Revolutionary War finds British Army captain Jamie Skoyles struggling to compensate for the costly mistakes of overconfident British ...
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Ethical and Social Perspectives on Situational Crime Prevention

Andrew Von Hirsch, David Garland, Alison Wakefield - Law - 2000 - 230 pages
Situational crime prevention has drawn increasing interest in recent years, yet the debate has looked mainly at whether it 'works' to prevent crime. Little attention has been ...
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Valley Forge

David Garland - Fiction - 2006 - 312 pages
British officer Captain Jamie Skoyles is given the mission of infiltrating George Washington's inner circle as a double agent at Valley Forge, where he finds himself torn ...
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America's Death Penalty: Between Past and Present

David Garland, Randall McGowen, Michael Meranze - Social Science - 2011 - 241 pages
Over the past three decades, the United States has embraced the death penalty with tenacious enthusiasm. While most of those countries whose legal systems and cultures are ...
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Punishment and Modern Society: A Study in Social Theory

David Garland - Social Science - 2012 - 320 pages
In this path-breaking book, David Garland argues that punishment is a complex social institution that affects both social relations and cultural meanings. Drawing on theorists ...
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