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  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    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...

  • Negrophobia and Reasonable Racismby Jody David Armour

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

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

  • Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justiceby Kerry Baker; Alex Sutherland

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This report provides a detailed exploration of MAPPA policy and practice in order to prompt further debate about the implications of the risk paradigm for young people and youth justice practitioners. more...

  • Crime in the United States 2011by Sarah Baltic

    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...

  • Class, Race, Gender, and Crimeby Gregg Barak; Paul Leighton; Allison Cotton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    The fourth edition of the powerful textbook Class, Race, Gender, and Crime introduces students to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersection. Maintaining the overall structure of the third edition, the fourth edition incorporates new examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments... more...

  • The Politics of Imprisonmentby Vanessa Barker

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    The Politics of Imprisonment examines how the democratic process and social trust shape penal sanctioning in the United States. Drawing on a range of archival sources, Barker shows that higher levels of civic engagement tend to support milder punishments whereas lower levels tend to support more coercive criminal justice policies. more...

  • The Policy Making Process in the Criminal Justice Systemby Adrian Barton; Nick Johns

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    How the state ?deals with? crime and criminality is a major issue for all students of criminology and criminal justice. This book offers a fresh perspective on the policy making process in the criminal justice system of England and Wales by presenting a detailed overview of both the theory behind it and how it plays out in practise with contemporary... more...

  • Crime Control, Politics and Policyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of the media, and the politicization of crime and criminal... more...

  • To Serve and Protectby Bruce L. Benson

    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...

  • Policing and Criminal Justiceby Christopher Blake; Barrie Sheldon; Peter Williams

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 29.00

    An essential guide to the Criminal Justice System for students undertaking policing related degrees. more...