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Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Imprisoning Communities

How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Oxford University Press (2007)
US$24.29

In the first detailed, empirical exploration of the effects of mass incarceration on poor places, ...

When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

When Prisoners Come Home

Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Oxford University Press (2003)
US$16.19

Drawing on dozens of interviews with inmates, former prisoners, and prison officials, Joan...

Governing Through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear

Governing Through Crime

How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear

Oxford University Press (2007)
US$16.19

Across America today gated communities sprawl out from urban centers, employers enforce mandatory...

Street Gang Patterns and Policies
Oxford University Press (2006)
US$17.99

Street Gang Patterns and Policies provides a crucial update and critical examination of knowledge...

Making Crime Pay: Law and Order in Contemporary American Politics

Making Crime Pay

Law and Order in Contemporary American Politics

Oxford University Press (1999)
US$47.69

Most Americans are not aware that the US prison population has tripled over the past two decades,...

Penal Populism and Public Opinion: Lessons from Five Countries

Penal Populism and Public Opinion

Lessons from Five Countries

Oxford University Press (2002)
US$85.49

Although criminal justice systems vary greatly around the world, one theme has emerged in all...

Sentencing Matters
Oxford University Press (1996)
US$80.99

"Tonry has written the most inclusive and up-to-date study of American sentencing practices now...

Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics

Hate Crimes

Criminal Law and Identity Politics

Oxford University Press (2000)
US$36.89

In the early 1980s, a new category of crime appeared in the criminal law lexicon. In response to...

Thinking about Crime: Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture

Thinking about Crime

Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture

Oxford University Press (2004)
US$15.29

Seamlessly blending history with an easy presentation of day-to-day realities and empirical...

Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style

Mafia Brotherhoods

Organized Crime, Italian Style

Oxford University Press (2003)
US$28.79

Relying on previously undisclosed confessions of former mafia members now cooperating with the...