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- University of North Texas Press 2011; US$ 19.96
This reference work is a resource for those needing assistance in locating Texas criminal justice statistics. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled more than 600 entries describing statistical sources for Texas crime; criminals; law enforcement; courts and sentencing; adult and juvenile corrections; capital punishment and death row; victims of crime; driving/boating... more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 18.95
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... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99
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...
- 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$ 19.95
Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU?s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, Alexander served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. Cornel West ... 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$ 89.00
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 developmentsresults of a political and bureaucratic social experiment which, Bruce Benson argues, neither... more...
- NYU Press 2004; US$ 89.00
Winner of a 2005 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award (Honorable Mention. Americans fear crime, are rattled by race and avoid honest discussions of both. Anxiety, denial, miscommunication, and ignorance abound. Imaginary connections between minorities and crime become real, self-fulfilling prophecies and authentic links to race, class, gender and... more...