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Memoirs of convicted prisoners

accompanied by remarks on the causes and prevention of crime

  • 338 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Wertheim in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminals -- Great Britain,
  • Criminology -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1990. 2 microfiches. (19th-century legal treatises ; no. 54604-54605)

    Statementby H.S. Joseph.
    Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 54604-54605.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16325901M
    OCLC/WorldCa27590276

    “An urgent, emotional memoir from one of the longest-serving condemned death row inmates to be found innocent in America. A heart-wrenching yet ultimately hopeful story about truth, justice, and the need for criminal justice reform.” – Kirkus “Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison for opposing a racist system in South Africa. Books about criminal justice, curated by The Marshall Project staff. Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice Search About Donate. A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system Search. Projects Life Inside. News Inside. The Next to Die. .

      Although the memoir can trace history back as far as St. Augustine and his Confessions, I decided to focus this list around contemporary books – those written within the last years, with a pretty heavy skew towards those from the last 20 years.. If you’re curious about the history and evolution of the memoirs genre, I can’t recommend Memoir: A History by Ben Yagoda enough.   In his book Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man’s Prison, Parsell gives an empowered voice and dignity to the many prisoners who have suffered rape .

    'Jim McCloskey and Centurion are pioneers in the struggle to expose the tragedy of innocent people wrongly convicted and sent to prison in America No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently.'--Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy By the founder of the first organization in the United States committed to freeing the wrongly imprisoned, a riveting. Memoirs from the Women's Prison offers both firsthand witness to women's resistance to state violence and fascinating insights into the formation of women's community. Saadawi describes how political prisoners, both secular intellectuals and Islamic revivalists, forged alliances to demand better conditions and to maintain their sanity in the.


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