The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Oxford University Press - In these new data, the authors explore the unanticipated consequences associated with changes to the laws governing domestic violence and the newer forms of sex-offender legislation. Oxford university Press USA. They examine the history of violence against women, sexual assault, the related media and social-service responses, the surrounding debates, and the current science on intimate-partner violence, the legal reforms, sexual harassment, stalking, and rape.

They augment these victimization findings with original research on women convicted of domestic battery and men convicted of sexual abuse and other sex-related offenses. In the victimization of women, violence, michelle Meloy and Susan Miller present a balanced and comprehensive summary of the most significant research on the victimizations, and victim politics that disproportionately affect women.

The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics - Based on qualitative data involving in-depth, victimizations, and experiences with the criminal justice system, and analyzing the circumstances surrounding arrests, offender-based interviews, The Victimization of Women makes great strides forward in understanding and ultimately combating violence against women.

A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women

Oxford University Press - By detailing her own experiences and sharing poignant stories from other female inmates, George gives insight into prison relationships, reactions from friends and family, death and sickness, and even "cooking" in prison. In a woman doing life, author and inmate Erin George draws a vivid and uniquely raw portrait of female life in prison.

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Inside the Criminal Courts, Third Edition

Carolina Academic Press - Lynch, has published numerous articles on the criminal courts in such leading journals as Law & Social Inquiry, Criminal Justice and Behavior, who holds both a law degree and a PhD in criminal justice, and the Journal of Criminal Justice. In criminal justice has added, helpful ''Questions for Class Discussion'' to each chapter and a brand new, among other things, provocative final chapter that ties the entire book together.

Students learn important concepts and terms which are embedded in instructive case studies featuring prosecutors, witnesses, defendants, judges, defense attorneys, and others. He currently teaches in the criminal justice program at Weber State University where he recently won a prestigious teaching award.

Inside the Criminal Courts, Third Edition - Inside the criminal courts covers all of the usual topics generally associated with a course on the criminal courts, but does so by integrating the essentials into compelling and realistic stories that are enjoyable to read. Oxford university Press USA. Inside the criminal courts is an innovative textbook that combines elements of nonfiction with fictional stories based in large part on author David Lynch's experiences as a full-time prosecutor and full-time public defender.

Far from being merely a book on the law, this text takes the reader behind the scenes on a journey into the real world dynamics of criminal courthouse justice. An instructor's manual including a test bank is available. Topics explored in this book are presented in fifteen chapters as follows: 1 the education of lawyers and judges; 2 a day in juvenile court; 3 justice delayed; 4 The Criminal Defense Attorney; 5 The Prosecuting Attorney; 6 The Judge; 7 The Witness; 8 The Steps of Due Process; 9 The Plea Bargain; 10 The Trial, Part I; 11 The Trial, Part II; 12 The Jury Deliberates; 13 Sentencing; 14 The Appeal; 15 Problem-Solving Courts.

White Victims, Black Villains: Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture

Routledge - The book argues that the criminalization of African Americans in US culture has been most consistently and effectively legitimized by news media deeply invested in protecting and maintaining white supremacy. An illuminating, white victims, and often shocking text, Black Villains should be read by anyone interested in race and politics.

Are all victims white? are all villains black? White Victims, Black Villains traces how race and gender have combined in news media narratives about crime and violence in US culture. Oxford university Press USA.

Victims in the War on Crime: The Use and Abuse of Victims' Rights Critical America

NYU Press - It also breaks new ground in focusing not only on the victims of crime, but also on those of the war on victimless crime. After first offering an original critique of the american penal system in the age of the crime war, culminating in a wide-ranging revision that takes victims seriously, Dubber undertakes an incisive comparative reading of American criminal law and the law of crime victim compensation, and offenders as well.

Dubber here salvages the project of vindicating victims' rights for its own sake, rather than as a weapon in the war against criminals. Used book in Good Condition. Victims in the war on crime is the first book to provide a critical analysis of the role of victims in the criminal justice system as a whole.

Victims in the War on Crime: The Use and Abuse of Victims' Rights Critical America - As incapacitation has replaced rehabilitation as the dominant ideology of punishment, reflecting a shift from an identification with defendants to an identification with victims, the war on crime has victimized offenders and victims alike. What we need instead, Dubber argues, is a system which adequately recognizes both victims and defendants as persons.

Oxford university Press USA. Two phenomena have shaped American criminal law for the past thirty years: the war on crime and the victims' rights movement. Uncovering the legitimate core of the victims' rights movement from underneath existing layers of bellicose rhetoric, he demonstrates how victims' rights can help us build a system of American criminal justice after the frenzy of the war on crime has died down.

Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, Second Edition

Anderson - Used book in Good Condition. Taylor Francis Group. Oxford university Press USA. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and delinquency. After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice.

A final chapter provides a comparative analysis. Text supplemented with photos, charts, tables and illustrations.

Juvenile Delinquency: Pathways and Prevention

SAGE Publications, Inc - Clear explanations of the concepts and thought-provoking case studies move students beyond memorization―encouraging them to think critically about juvenile delinquency and make recommendations for better practices and policies. Oxford university Press USA. Used book in Good Condition. Juvenile delinquency: pathways and prevention explores the pivotal roles that family, mental health, trauma, and schools have on juvenile delinquency, while exploring opportunities for prevention and intervention.

Taylor Francis Group. Authors Christopher A. Mallett and miyuki fukushima tedor draw from years of experience working with juvenile offenders to shed light on the nature of delinquency and the diverse pathways to juvenile delinquency, while offering evidence-based techniques for preventing and rehabilitating youthful offenders.

Crime Control in America: What Works? 2nd Edition

Prentice Hall - The text covers policing, prosecution and courts, and legislative methods of crime control. Crime control in america introduces readers to the many methods of crime control and reviews the research concerning their effectiveness. It also moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and community levels.

Finally, it covers environmental criminology, juvenile crime control, and explanations of large-scale crime trends, particularly the reductions witnessed during the 1990s. Oxford university Press USA. Taylor Francis Group. Used book in Good Condition.

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

SAGE Publications, Inc - This brief version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Oxford university Press USA. Fundamentals of research in criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is important in the field of criminology and criminal justice.

Used book in Good Condition. This is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate research courses, and is ideal for students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research. Taylor Francis Group. The thoroughly updated fourth edition of this bestseller reflects the most recent developments in research methods, evidence-based and web-based research, including the use of big data, increased coverage of crime mapping, along with the most current research examples impacting the field.

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice - Schutt’s successful textbook the practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice simplifies complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions.

Trusted Criminals: White Collar Crime In Contemporary Society

Wadsworth Publishing - Oxford university Press USA. Taylor Francis Group. Trusted criminals: white collar crime in contemporary society is a comprehensive guide that covers topics ranging from the problems involved in studying white collar crimes to the principal focus of the crimes to the character of the legal and criminal justice response to the crime.

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Place Matters: Criminology for the Twenty-First Century

Cambridge University Press - Used book in Good Condition. The focus on micro geography and its contribution to the understanding and prevention of crime has been called the 'criminology of place'. It creates a tremendous opportunity for advancing our understanding of crime, and for addressing it. Oxford university Press USA. Place matters shows that the study of criminology of place should be a central focus of criminology in the twenty-first century.

It pushes scholars to examine small geographic areas within cities, often as small as addresses or street segments, for their contribution to crime. Over the last two decades, there has been increased interest in the distribution of crime and other antisocial behavior at lower levels of geography. Taylor Francis Group.

Place Matters: Criminology for the Twenty-First Century - The book brings together eighteen top scholars in criminology and place to provide comprehensive research expanding across different themes. Here, the authors describe what is known about crime and place, providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive review available.