Books and pamphlets

Benedict S. Alper, Prisons Inside‑Out, Alternatives in Correctional Reform (Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ballinger, 1974)

Alternative Workshops, pamphlet, Judicial Process Commission (Genesee Ecumenical Ministries, 101 Plymouth Avenue, South, Rochester, New York 14608)

Am I My Brother's Keeper? pamphlet, Judicial Process Commission (Genesee Ecumenical Ministries, 101 Plymouth Avenue, South, Rochester, New York 14608)

Attica, New York State Special Commission on Attica (New York, Bantam, 1972)

Ben H. Bagdikan and Leon Dash, The Shame of the Prisons (New York, Pocket Book, 1972)

Gilbert M. Cantor, "A Proposal for Ending Crime and Punishment," The Shingle reprint, (Philadelphia Bar Association, May 1976)

Ramsey Clark, Crime in America (New York, Pocket book, 1971)

Corrections, National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals (Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Justice, 1973)

Angela Y. Davis and others, If They Come in the

Morning, Voices of Resistance (New York, Signet, 1971)

Depopulating the Prison, Steve Bagwell, ed., pamphlet, (Urban Studies Center, Portland State University, June 1972)

L. Harold DeWoif, What Americans Should Do about Crime (New York, Harper & Row, 1976)

L. Harold DeWolf, Crime and Justice in America, A Paradox of Conscience (New York, Harper & Row, 1976)

Eugene Doleschal and Nora Klapmuts, Toward a New Criminology, pamphlet, (1‑lackensack, New Jersey, National Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1973)

Gertrude Ezorsky, ed., Philosophical Perspectives on Punishment (Albany, State University of New York Press, 1972)

Final Report to the Governor of the Citizen's Study Committee on Offender Rehabilitation (Madison, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Council on Criminal Justice, 1972)

Marvin E. Frankel, Criminal Sentences, Law Without Order (New York, Hill & Wang, 1972)

Willard Gaylin, Partial Justice, A Study of Bias in Sentencing (New York, Vintage, 1975)

Erving Goffman, Asylums (New York, Doubleday & Company, 1961)

Hugh Davis Graham and Ted Robert Gurr, Violence in America: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (New York, Bantam, 1969)

David S. Greenberg, The Problem of Prisons, pamphlet, (Philadelphia, American Friends Service Committee, 1970)

H. Jack Griswold, Mike Misenheimer, Art Powers and Ed Tromanhauser, An Eye for An Eye (New York, Pocket Books, 1971)

Alexander von Hirsch, Doing Justice, The Choice of Punishments (New York, Hill and Wang, 1976)

The Iron Fist and the Velvet Glove, an analysis of the U.S. police, Center for Research on Criminal Justice (2490 Charming Way, Berkeley, California 94704, 1975)

Nora Klapmuts, Community Alternatives to Prison, pamphlet, (Hackensack, New Jersey, National Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1973)

Donal E. J. MacNamara and Edward Sagarin eds., Perspectives on Correction (New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1971)

Emanuel Margolis, "No More Prison Reform!" reprint, Connecticut Bar Journal, 46, No. 3 (September 1972)

Thomas Mathiesen, The Politics of Abolition (New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1974)

Karl Menninger, M.D., The Crime of Punishment (New York, Viking, 1966)

Karl Menninger, M.D., Whatever Became of Sin? (New York, Hawthorn Books, 1975)

Jessica Mitford, Kind and Usual Punishment (New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1971)

Norval Morris, The Future of Imprisonment (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1974)

William G. Nagel, The New Red Barn: A Critical Look at the Modern American Prison (New York, Walker and Company, 1973)

Lloyd E. Ohlin ed., Prisoners in America (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice‑Hall, 1973)

Leonard Orland, Prisons: Houses of Darkness (New York, The Free Press, 1975)

The Price of Punishment: Prisons in Massachusetts, Prison Research Project, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, Urban Planning Aid, Inc., 1974) available from the American Friends Service Committee, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Prison Construction Moratorium, Alternatives to Incarceration, pamphlet, (Pasadena, California, American Friends Service Committee, 1975)

A Program for Prison Reform, The Final Report Annual Chief Justice Earl Warren Conference, pamphlet, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, Roscoe PoundAmerican Trial Lawyers Foundation, 1972)

Richard Quinney, Critique of Legal Order, Crime Control in Capitalist Society (Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1973)

David J. Rothman, The Discovery of the Asylum (Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1971)

William Ryan, Blaming the Victim (New York, Vintage, 1971)

Theodore R. Sarbin, They Myth of the Criminal Type, pamphlet, Monday Evening Papers 18 (Middletown, Connecticut, Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, 1969)

Stephen Schafer, Compensation and Restitution to Victims of Crime (Montclair, New Jersey, Patterson Smith, 1970)

Stephen, Schafer, The Victim and His Criminal (New York, Random House, 1968)

Edwin M. Schur, Crimes Without Victims, Deviant Behavior and Public Policy (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice‑Hall, 1965)

Edwin M. Schur, Our Criminal Society, The Social and Legal Sources of Crime in America (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice‑Hall, 1969)

Edwin M. Schur, Radical Nonintervention, re-thinking the delinquency problem (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice‑Hall, 1973)

Gene Sharp, The Politics of Nonviolent Action (Boston, Porter Sargent, 1973)

Joan Smith and William Fried, The Uses of the American Prison (Lexington, Massachusetts, Lexington Books, 1974)

Robert Sommer, The End of Imprisonment (New York, Oxford University, 1976)

Studies on Sentencing, pamphlet, (Ottawa, Canada, Law Reform Commission of Canada, 1974)

Struggle for Justice, A Report on Crime and Punishment in America Prepared for the American Friends Service Committee (New York, Hill & Wang, 1971)

Thomas A. Thurber, There are Alternatives to Incarceration, pamphlet, (Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut Prison Association, 1973)

Toward a New Corrections Policy: Two Declarations of Principles, pamphlet, Group for the Advancement of Corrections and Statement of the Ex‑Prisoners Advisory Group (Columbus, Ohio, The Academy for Contemporary Problems, 1974)

Tom Wicker, A Time to Die (New York, Ballantine, 1975)

Erik Olin Wright, The Politics of Punishment, A

Critical Analysis of Prisons in America (New York, Harper & Row, 1973)

Women Behind Bars, An Organizing Tool, pamphlet, (Washington, D.C., Resources for Community Change, 1975)

Ex‑Prisoner press

Fortune News, The Fortune Society, 29 East 22nd Street, New York, New York 10010

The Outlaw, Prisoners' Union, 1315 18th Street, San Francisco, California 94107


Corrections Magazine, Correctional Information Service, Inc., 801 Second Avenue, New York 10017

Crime and Social Justice, A Journal of Radical

Criminology, Crime and Social Justice, 101 Haviland Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720

Pretrial Justice Quarterly, American Friends Service Committee, 1300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Projects and organizations described

Alternative House, Inc., 109 Elm Street, Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102, (505) 247‑0173

Citizens' Inquiry on Parole and Criminal Justice, Inc., 84 Fifth Avenue, Room 307, New York 10011, (212) 929‑2955

Citizens' Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia (CLASP), 1710 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, (215) 732‑4288

Community Assistance Project (CAP), 150 West 5th Street, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013, (215) 876‑5571

COYOTE (Prostitute Empowerment), P.O. Box 26354, San Francisco, California 94126, (415) 441‑8118

Delancey Street Foundation, 2563 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California, (415) 563‑5326

House of Umoja, 1436 North Frazier Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (215) 473‑9977

National Coalition to Ban Handguns, 100 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002

National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Continental Plaza, 411 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, (201) 488‑0400

National Gay Task Force, Suite 506, 80 Fifth Avenue, New York 10011, (212) 741‑1010

National Moratorium on Prison Construction, 3106 Mount Pleasant Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20010, (202) 483‑7080

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 1033, New York 10016, (212) 683‑6410

National Prison Project, American Civil Liberties Union, 1346 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1031, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 331‑0500

Philadelphia Peoples' Bail Fund, 1411 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, (215) LO 4‑1272

Prisoners' Union, 1315 18th Street, San Francisco, California 94107, (415) 648‑2880

SCAPEGOAT (Prostitute Empowerment), 1540 Broadway, Suite 300H, New York 10036, (212) PL 7‑6300

Victim /Offender Reconciliation Program( VORP), 8 Water Street North, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, (519)744‑9041 or 745‑4417

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