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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Behind Bars: On Punishment, Prison & Release by Lady Unchained
    Behind Bars: On Punishment, Prison & Release - by Lady Unchained

    £11.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914240317 | ISBN 10: 1914240316

    "So deeply gripping and inspiring...It will stay with me, always."(Annie Macmanus) In 2008, 21-year-old Lady Unchained got involved in a fight in a club while trying to protect her sister. Serving 11 months of her prison sentence, her life changed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey by Julia Laite
    The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey - by Julia Laite

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781788164436 | ISBN 10: 1788164431

    1910, Wellington, New Zealand. Lydia Harvey is sixteen, working long hours for low pay, when a glamorous couple invite her to Buenos Aires. She accepts - and disappears.  London, England. Amid a global panic about sex trafficking, detectives ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prison Teacher: Stories from a Women
    The Prison Teacher: Stories from a Women's Prison - by Mim Skinner

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781841883335 | ISBN 10: 1841883336

    Step inside one of Britain's most notorious prisons...   During her time as a prison teacher Mim Skinner met every type of criminal. But her job was not to judge them, it was to teach.   In this compelling, inspirational memoir Mim takes you b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Misjustice: How British Law is Failing Women by Helena Kennedy
    Misjustice: How British Law is Failing Women - by Helena Kennedy

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784707682 | ISBN 10: 1784707686

    Two women a week are killed by a spouse or partner. Every seven minutes a woman is raped. Now is the time for change.   Helena Kennedy, one of our most eminent lawyers and defenders of human rights, examines the pressing new evidence that wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Solitary: Alone We Are Nothing by Gladys Ambort
    Solitary: Alone We Are Nothing - by Gladys Ambort

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781909976610 | ISBN 10: 190997661x

    As a young student and activist for a different social order, Gladys Ambort fell victim to political repression in the Argentina of the 1970s. Denounced by her college professor, she was incarcerated for three years, during part of which she underwen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women by Helena Kennedy
    Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women - by Helena Kennedy

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784742225 | ISBN 10: 1784742228

    What comes after #MeToo? One of our most eminent lawyers and defenders of human rights answers with this urgent, authoritative and deeply shocking look at British justice.   In Eve Was Shamed Helena Kennedy forensically examines the pressing new e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Incarceration of Women: Punishing Bodies, Breaking Spirits by Linda Moore and Phil Scraton
    The Incarceration of Women: Punishing Bodies, Breaking Spirits - by Linda Moore and Phil Scraton

    £68.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230576681 | ISBN 10: 0230576680

    This unique book adopts a rich theoretical, empirical and political perspective to explore the gendered incarceration of women and girls and the marginalization of their needs and rights within predominantly male penal systems.   Focusing on a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water by Asia Bibi
    Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water - by Asia Bibi

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844088881 | ISBN 10: 184408888x

    Punjab, Pakistan, June 2009.   The temperature is 45 - and Asia has been out picking fruit for several hours. It's exhausting, sweaty work, but Asia and her husband have five children to feed. At midday she goes to the nearest well, picks up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peggy Wood: Fighting the Law by Ann Wragg
    Peggy Wood: Fighting the Law - by Ann Wragg

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780957003002 | ISBN 10: 0957003005

    A body of evidence of a story that needs to be told. A true story about a pensioner's legal battle that began in the 1970's to which, she encountered a thirty year struggle against the iniquities of the English legal justice system. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement and Resistance by Karlene Faith
    Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement and Resistance - by Karlene Faith

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781609801373 | ISBN 10: 1609801377

    Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance is the seminal book about women's imprisonment that helped spark examinations around the world into the special circumstances women face in prison, as well as the sex and gender crimes that get t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman
    The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice - by Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230115224 | ISBN 10: 0230115225

    When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iran Awakening: From Prison to Peace Prize by Shirin Ebadi
    Iran Awakening: From Prison to Peace Prize - by Shirin Ebadi

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846040146 | ISBN 10: 1846040140

    Throughout an extraordinary career as a lawyer, writer, activist and dissident Shirin Ebadi has spoken out clearly and strongly for her native Iran and her voice has resonated far beyond its borders. As a dedicated human rights activist and a winner ... more

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  • Cover image of book Criminalizing Women; Gender and (In)justice in Neo-liberal Times by Gillian Balfour & Elizabeth Comak (eds)
    Criminalizing Women; Gender and (In)justice in Neo-liberal Times - by Gillian Balfour & Elizabeth Comak (eds)

    £21.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781552661871 | ISBN 10: 1552661873

    This book introduces readers to key issues addressed by feminists in their engagement with criminology over the past four decades. It explores the narratives of women's lives as "errant females," sex workers, "gang members," and drug traffickers to m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice by Sandra Walklate
    Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice - by Sandra Walklate

    £25.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843920687 | ISBN 10: 1843920689

    A lucid and highly acclaimed introduction to gender issues in crime and criminal justice, central to any understanding of crime and criminal justice policy and practice. This second edition has been updated to take full account of recent development ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carnal Knowledge: Rape on Trial by Sue Lees
    Carnal Knowledge: Rape on Trial - by Sue Lees

    £12.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780704347533 | ISBN 10: 0704347539

    In this powerful and superbly argued book, Sue Lees exploded the myths about rape that permeate popular opinion, the press and the legal system. Based on innovative research involving victims' account of their experiences, the analysis of police repo ... more

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