Publication List

Judgement Day: The Case for ADR

By Adam Thierer

This pathbreaking report calls for reform of our inefficient, costly and overcrowded court system, proposing the adoption of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as an effective back-up to the courts.

28pp 1992 ISBN 1-873712-13-8 UK Price: 17 (19 elsewhere)

An Arresting Idea: The Management of Police Services in Britain

By Timothy Evans, Nicholas Elliott & Simon McIlwaine

Police services are too centralized, costly, bureaucratic and resistant to change. The points echo many made by the Audit Commission, the government's watchdog on public spending - The Independent

41pp 1991 ISBN: 1-870109-99-6 UK Price: 25 (27 elsewhere)

Curbing Crime: Its Origins, Pattern, and Prevention

By Sir John Wheeler, Mary Tuck, Barry Poyner & Madsen Pirie

Who causes crime? And can better technology or wiser social policy help to eliminate it?

24pp 1989 ISBN: 1-870109-63-5 UK Price: 12 (14 elsewhere)

Making Prison Work

By Nicholas Elliott

We should aim to get prisoners back into the real economy, to repay victims, to contribute towards their upkeep, and to build up savings. Behind bars, capitalists would be allowed to thrive in a free enterprise boom - Daily Express

39pp 1988 ISBN: 1-870109-40-6 UK Price: 18 (20 elsewhere)

The Prison Cell

By Peter Young

One of Britain's most prestigious think-tanks, the Adam Smith Institute, has come up with a startling proposal... that Britain's prisons should be privatized - The Scotsman

43pp 1987 ISBN 1-870109-01-5 UK Price: 20 (22 elsewhere)

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