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- The New Press 2011; US$ 18.99
In a series of newly commissioned essays from the leading scholars and advocates in criminal justice, Invisible Punishment explores, for the first time, the far-reaching consequences of our current criminal justice policies. Adopted as part of get tough on crime? attitudes that prevailed in the 1980s and ?90s, a range of strategies, from three strikes?... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2008; US$ 84.91
Foreword Qing-Yun Jiang was born in Fujian, China. He studied International Business Administration at the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade in Shanghai, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics. In 1997, he started studying at the University of Hamburg. After his Master study and his successful completion of the necessary law examinations,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 20.51
Das Buch behandelt ein stark diskutiertes Thema der Gegenwart: die Sicherheitsbedürfnisse, Schutzpraktiken, Opfererlebnisse und kriminalpolitischen Forderungen der Bevölkerung. Die Politik der Inneren Sicherheit beruft sich auf die Kriminalitätsfurcht der Bürger und erweitert ihren Verantwortungsbereich mit dem Ziel, sich an der Sicherheitsherstellung... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 57.99
A comprehensive and accesible overview of the operation of the American criminal justice system. This handbook's extensive coverage of the criminal justice system in the U.S. makes it an important reference for students and scholars in criminal justice, law, and public policy. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 36.95
This third edition of MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY has been slimmed down from previous editions. Chapters have been combined and subjects updated throughout. In keeping with the theme of previous editions, this third edition addresses cultural diversity, criminal justice, and criminology. As an edited anthology, this... more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book examines race, ethnicity, crime and criminal justice in the Americas and moves beyond the traditional focus on North America to incorporate societies in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. more...
- Bernan Press 2011; US$ 97.99
Crime in the United States contains findings that the FBI releases annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Because it is no longer printed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bernan Press continues to provide this practical information in convenient book form. Legal and law enforcement professionals and researchers will find crime statistics... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 40.00
In contrast to government's predominant role in criminal justice today, for many centuries crime control was almost entirely private and community-based. Government police forces, prosecutors, courts, and prisons are all recent historical developments?results of a political and bureaucratic social experiment which, Bruce Benson argues, neither protects... more...