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  • Invisible Punishmentby Meda Chesney-Lind; Marc Mauer

    New Press, The 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...

  • Multicultural Perspectives in Criminal Justice and Criminologyby James E. Hendricks; Bryan Byers; Kiesha Warren-Gordon

    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...

  • Race, Ethnicity, Crime and Criminal Justice in the Americasby Anita Kalunta-Crumpton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Negrophobia and Reasonable Racismby Jody David Armour

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 89.00

    Tackling the ugly secret of unconscious racism in American society, this book provides specific solutions to counter this entrenched phenomenon. more...

  • To Serve and Protectby Bruce L. Benson

    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 developments–results of a political and bureaucratic social experiment which, Bruce Benson argues, neither... more...

  • Failed Evidenceby David A. Harris

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00

    "Failed Evidence is a masterful expose of both the flaws in our criminal justice system and the reasons many police and prosecutors are unwilling to correct them. If real change is to occur, would-be reformers need to ingest this book. Its prescriptions, all based on the latest scientific findings, would go a long way toward eliminating wrongful... more...

  • Underground Codesby Katheryn Russell-Brown

    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...

  • The Color of Crime (Second Edition)by Katheryn Russell-Brown

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    When The Color of Crime was first published ten years ago, it was heralded as a path-breaking book on race and crime. Now, in its tenth anniversary year, Katheryn Russell-Brown’s book is more relevant than ever. The Jena Six, Duke Lacrosse Team, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, James Byrd, and all of those victimized in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina... more...

  • Falsely Accusedby Marian Hoy

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 8.99

    Explanations of how and why innocent persons are arrested and convicted for crimes they did not commit, the supportive relationship between police and district attorneys offices that encourages false arrests, and the emotional and financial payoff for those convictions are included in the manuscript.   Suggestions on how innocent people can protect... more...

  • Crime, Culture & Violenceby Dr Katie Seidler

    Australian Academic Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    From prison interviews with violent offenders and a wealth of experience and research, an Australian psychologist explores the complex interaction between crime and culture. Fifteen convicted adult male violent offenders explain their understanding, motivations and rationalisations for their actions in relation to values. This nuanced understanding... more...