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  • Class, Race, Gender, and Crimeby Gregg Barak; Paul Leighton; Jeanne Flavin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 38.99

    A decade after its first publication, Class, Race, Gender, and Crime remains the only authored book to systematically address the impact of class, race, and gender on criminological theory and all phases of the criminal justice process. The new edition has been thoroughly revised, for easier use in courses, and updated throughout, including... more...

  • Crime and Justiceby Carolyn Boyes-Watson; Susan T. Krumholz; Aviva M. Rich-Shea

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system through historical and contemporary case studies. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition features new chapters on terrorism, the war on drugs, and gender, as well as expanded coverage of white collar crime, victims? issues, and more. Powerful... more...

  • Sovereign Power and the Law in Chinaby Flora Sapio

    BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00

    This work undertakes an analysis of extra-legal institutions in China?s criminal justice, explaining their resilience and entrenchment with the thesis that sovereign power is premised on juridical mechanisms that allow the suspension of rights. more...

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kongby Wing Hong Chui; T. Wing Lo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It is designed to be used as a text for students studying this subject as part of a wider course in criminal justice, police studies, law or social work, and for practitioners working in Hong Kong in the police, prisons, probation,... more...

  • Investing in Childrenby Christine Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the 'intangibles' - the ideologies, social constructions and moral... more...

  • Grundlagen des Straf- und Strafverfahrensrechts.by Martin Böse; Detlev Sternberg-Lieben

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 171.54

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit der vorliegenden Festschrift für Knut Amelung wird anlässlich seines 70. Geburtstages ein Rechtswissenschaftler geehrt, dessen Werk von Anfang an in besonderer Weise den sozialwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen und den verfassungsrechtlichen Bezügen des Straf- und Strafverfahrensrechts verhaftet ist. Die imponierende Vielfalt, die... more...

  • 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...

  • Public Opinion Criminal Justiceby Jane Wood; Theresa A. Gannon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Public opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants harsher, tougher and longer sentences, and policies... more...

  • CRIME AND INEQUALITYby Chris Grover

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines key relationships between material circumstances and crime, and analyzes the areas of social policy ? in particular social security and labour market policy ? that are most important in terms of dealing with inequality at the lower end of the income hierarchy. It seeks to explain why inequality is linked to offending behaviour and... more...

  • Making Justiceby Marvin Zalman; Julia Carrano

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible to students,... more...