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  • Fighting the Death Penaltyby Eugene G. Wanger

    Michigan State University Press 2017; US$ 31.95

    Michigan is the only state in the country that has a death penalty prohibition in its constitution?Eugene G. Wanger?s compelling arguments against capital punishment is a large reason it is there. The forty pieces in this volume are writings created or used by the author, who penned the prohibition clause, during his fifty years as a death penalty... more...

  • Prisons in the United States: A Reference Handbookby Cyndi Banks

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    Prisons were initially created as a means of reforming offenders, but over time, the objective of rehabilitation gave way to a strategy of mass imprisonment?a system that has resulted in correctional facilities dealing with serious problems such as overcrowding, prison gangs, pervasive violence, and a significant incidence of mental illness among... more...

  • Collecting Qualitative Databy Virginia Braun; Victoria Clarke; Debra Gray

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 36.00

    A practical and accessible guide to new and exciting types of qualitative data, and modes of qualitative data collection. more...

  • Drug Control and Human Rights in International Lawby Richard Lines; William A. Schabas

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book explores how international drug control law should be interpreted within the context of international human rights law. more...

  • Citizen Spiesby Joshua Reeves

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    The history of recruiting citizens to spy on each other in the United States. Ever since the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden, we think about surveillance as the data-tracking digital technologies used by the likes of Google, the National Security Administration, and the military. But in reality, the state and allied institutions have... more...

  • The New Criminal Justice Thinkingby Sharon Dolovich; Alexandra Natapoff

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    A vital collection for reforming criminal justice. After five decades of punitive expansion, the entire U.S. criminal justice system? mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, police practices, the treatment of juveniles and the mentally ill, glaring racial disparity, the death penalty and more ? faces challenging questions. What exactly is criminal... more...

  • Reproductive Justiceby Loretta Ross; Rickie Solinger

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Reproductive Justice  is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics. Clearly showing how reproductive justice is a political movement of reproductive... more...

  • Breaking the Pendulumby Philip Goodman; Joshua Page; Michelle Phelps

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    In Breaking the Pendulum , Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps debunk the pendulum model of American criminal justice, arguing that it distorts how and why punishment changes. From the birth of the penitentiary through recent reforms, the authors show how the struggle of players in the penal field shapes punishment. more...

  • Spying on Canadiansby Gregory S. Kealey

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Award winning author Gregory S. Kealey?s study of Canada?s security and intelligence community before the end of World War II depicts a nation caught up in the Red Scare in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution and tangled up with the imperial interests of first the United Kingdom and then the United States. more...

  • Toward Justiceby Kristi Holsinger; Lori Sexton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in an imperfect world?where people aren?t always rational... more...