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            Convicts: New Zealand's Hidden Criminal Past
              

            Convicts: New Zealand's Hidden Criminal Past (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wright, Matthew

            New Zealand's Pakeha origin as a bolt-hole for convicts escaping Australia, a place where former convicts joined whaling and sealing gangs, and where sea captains thumbed their noses at the law, has been quietly forgotten.

            ISBN 9780143567646
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
             

            Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (Paperback)

            By Foucault, Michel

            • RRP: $30.00
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            • Pub Date
              24 Jul 20

            In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. In this provocative work, Michel Foucault argues that the development of the Western system of prisons, police and legal hierarchies have merely shifted the focus of social control... from our bodies to our souls.
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            ISBN 9780241386019
            Released NZ 24 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Penguin Modern Classics
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            The Brother You Choose: Paul Coates and Eddie Conway Talk About Life, Politics, and The Revolution
              

            The Brother You Choose: Paul Coates and Eddie Conway Talk About Life, Politics, and The Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Day, Susie; Introduction by Coates, Ta-Nehisi; By Day, Susan Elaine

            • RRP: $36.50
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            • Pub Date
              14 Jul 20

            Former Panthers Paul Coates and Eddie Conway discuss their lives, politics, and their friendship that helped Eddie survive decades in prison.

            ISBN 9781642591545
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2020
            Publisher Haymarket Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Restorative Justice Practice
              

            Restorative Justice Practice (Paperback)

            By Rossner, Meredith; Miller, Susan L.; Hefner, Kristen

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $80.99
            • Pub Date
              1 Jan 21

            There has been a surge of interest in restorative justice by practitioners and academics, but it remains an elusive term and in many ways means something different to the different people who engage with it. These differences emerge across a variety of settings, such as populatio...n, crime type and setting. Though programs operating the under the umbrella term of Restorative Justice may share a similar philosophy, they may follow different paths to achieve their goals. This book critically evaluates what restorative justice means today in its various different contexts and examines how the current state of research succeeds or fails in capturing the true state of the art. Written by experts in the field, Restorative Justice Practice broadens the field of debate and considers practice in areas such as gendered and sexual violence and post-conflict justice both inside and outside of the western world.
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            ISBN 9780415856409
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series New Directions in Critical Criminology
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            Contrasts in Punishment: An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism
               

            Contrasts in Punishment: An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism (Hardback)

            By Pratt, John; Eriksson, Anna

            • RRP: $341.00
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            Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of E...ngland, Australia, New Zealand on the one hand, and Finland, Norway and Sweden on the other, this book seeks to address these underlying questions. The book argues that the penal differences that currently exist between these two clusters of societies emanate from their early nineteenth century social arrangements. The Anglophone societies were dominated by exclusionary value systems in contrast to the more inclusionary values of the Nordic. The development of their penal programmes over this two hundred year period, including the much earlier demise of the death penalty in the Nordic countries and significant differences between the respective prison rates and prison conditions of the two clusters, reflects the continuing influence of these values. Indeed, in the early 21st century these differences have become even more pronounced. John Pratt and Anna Eriksson offer a unique contribution to the growing importance of comparative research in the history and sociology of punishment. This book will be of interest to those studying criminology, sociology, punishment, prison and penal policy as well as professionals working in prisons or in the area of penal policy across the six societies that feature in the book
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            ISBN 9780415524735
            Released NZ 5 Dec 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice
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            Just Mercy: a story of justice and redemption
             

            Just Mercy: a story of justice and redemption (EPUB ebook)

            By Stevenson, Bryan

            A true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice. It is at once an account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer's coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an argument for compassion... in the pursuit of justice.
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            ISBN 9781925113570
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            Language en
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2014
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty
             

            Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty (Paperback, New edition)

            By Turow, Scott

            • RRP: $29.50
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            A gripping, clear-sighted, necessary examination of the principles, personalities, and politics of a fundamental dilemma within American democracy with all the drama and intellectual substance of Turow's celebrated fiction.

            ISBN 9781447254577
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2014
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Young Offender: My Life from Armed Robber to Local Hero

            Young Offender: My Life from Armed Robber to Local Hero (Paperback)

            By Maisey, Michael

            • RRP: $22.99
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            From shy, abused child to one of London's most wanted teenage armed robbers, this is the extraordinary story of one man's fight to leave his criminal past behind.

            ISBN 9781529005479
            Released NZ 11 Jul 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Journey to a Hanging
               

            Journey to a Hanging (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Wells, Peter

            Part history, part biography, part social commentary, this fascinating book is about an event that set back race relations in New Zealand by one hundred years. In 1862, Rev Carl Sylvius Volkner was hanged, his head cut off, his eyes eaten and his blood drunk from his church chali...ce. His shrunken head was carried around the country. But what really happened and who was behind what was called 'the worst crime in the history of the world'? One name u Kereopa Te Rau u Kaiwhatu (The Eye-eater) became synonymous with the event. In 1871 he was captured, tried and sentenced to death. But then something remarkable happened. Sister Aubert and William Colenso two of the greatest minds in colonial New Zealand came to his defence. In a small cell in Napier a fight emerged for 'the blackest soul in Christendom'. Regardless, Kereopa Te Rau was hanged in Napier Prison in the early hours of 5 January 1872. In the following century questions emerged. Was it just? Was it right? Was Kereopa Te Rau even the person behind the hanging of Rev Volkner? And who was Volkner u was he a spy or just an innocent? In a personal quest, author Peter Wells travels back into an antipodean heart of darkness and illuminates how we try to make sense of the past, how we heal, remember - and forget.
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            ISBN 9781775533917
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            Language en
            Published NZ 4 Jul 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Rock College: An unofficial history of Mt Eden Prison
              

            Rock College: An unofficial history of Mt Eden Prison (Paperback)

            By Derby, Mark

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              13 Aug 20

            INSIDE THE FORBIDDING STONE WALLS OF NEW ZEALANDS MOST INFAMOUS GAOL

            ISBN 9780995131859
            Published NZ 13 Aug 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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