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Ignorance of Law

Juvenile Delinquency: A Sociological Approach

by William E. Thompson & Jack E. Bynum

This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions.

Taking a sociological...

The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money

by William R. Kelly

With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America’s fixation with “tough on crime” has...

Indigenous criminology

by Chris Cunneen & Juan Tauri

Indigenous Criminology comprehensively explores Indigenous people's contact with criminal justice systems in a contemporary and historical context. It addresses both the theoretical underpinnings of the development...

Abetting Batterers: What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren't Doing to Protect America's Women

by Andrew R. Klein & Jessica L. Klein

Abetting Batterers reveals the troubling patterns of inattention and incompetence that compromise the safety of women in the USA. The authors look at how the criminal justice system responds to the ever-growing...

A companion to crime, harm and victimisation

by Karen Corteen & Sharon Morley

This is the first accessible, succinct text to provide definitions and explanations of key terms and concepts relating to the expanding field of crime, harm and victimisation. Written by a wide range of experts,...

Imprisonment worldwide: The current situation and an alternative future

by Andrew Coyle & Helen Fair

Providing a comprehensive account of prison populations worldwide, this new work links prison statistics from the last 15 years with considerations of how prisons and prison populations are managed. It is a...

Sports criminology: A critical criminology of sport and games

by Nic Groombridge

This is the first book to provide a critical criminological perspective on sport and the connections between sport and crime. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series, it draws on the interdisciplinary...

Taking Care of Business

Convict criminology: Inside and out

by Rod Earle

This is the first single authored book to trace the emergence of Convict Criminology and explore its relevance beyond the USA to the UK and other parts of Europe. It presents uniquely reflexive scholarship combining...

A Good Month for Murder

by Del Quentin Wilber

Bestselling author Del Quentin Wilber tells the inside story of how a homicide squad---a dedicated, colorful team of detectives—does its almost impossible job

Twelve homicides, three police-involved shootings...

Insider Threat: Prevention, Detection, Mitigation, and Deterrence

by Michael G. Gelles

Insider Threat: Detection, Mitigation, Deterrence and Prevention presents a set of solutions to address the increase in cases of insider threat. This includes espionage, embezzlement, sabotage, fraud, intellectual...

The Globalization of Hate

Summary of Orange Is the New Black: by Piper Kerman | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman | Includes Analysis



Preview of the earlier Chapters:

Chapter 1

In 1993, twenty-four year old Piper Kerman was at the

Brussels airport, waiting for...

Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

by Jill D. Weinberg

In this novel approach to understanding consent, Jill D. Weinberg presents two case studies of activities in which participants engage in violent acts: competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) and sexual sadism...

The Hunting Ground: The Inside Story of Sexual Assault on American College Campuses

by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering & Constance Matthiessen

The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about out–of-control fraternities, to the ”mattress protests” by female students at Columbia University and other colleges....

Truth, Justice, and the American Whore

by Siouxsie Q

A uniquely thrilling book that features striking images of and probing words by the most American whore there is!

Domestic Violence Perpetrators: Evidence-Informed Responses

by John Devaney & Anne Lazenbatt

Domestic violence is a serious, widespread public, social and health problem that affects the lives of many women, children and men. There is also evidence to suggest it has one of the highest rates of recidivism....

Sex Crimes: Then and Now: My Years on the Front Lines Prosecuting Rapists and Confronting Their Collaborators

by Alice Vachss

In an even better than the original spellbinding sequel, Sex Crimes Now finds Alice Vachss returning to prosecution–this time in a remote rural county. Still the same, she insists to a jury: "I don’t have...

Understanding police intelligence work

by Adrian James

This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and uptodate account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess how intelligence may be used wisely and ethically to influence policing...