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Nonviolence Ain't What It Used To Be: Unarmed Insurrection and the Rhetoric of Resistance

by Shon Meckfessel

Nonviolence ain't what it used to be. A guide to today’s forms of political struggle.

The Smarter Bomb: Women and Children as Suicide Bombers

by Anat Berko

This book offers a rare glimpse into the motivations of suicide bombers, especially women and children, and those who recruit and dispatch them. Able to win the trust of imprisoned bombers, Anat Berko records...

Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

by Beverly Lowry

From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the...

Invisible Men: A Contemporary Slave Narrative in the Era of Mass Incarceration

by Flores A. Forbes & Robin D. G. Kelley

Flores Forbes, a former leader in the Black Panther Party, has been free from prison for twenty-five years. Unfortunately that makes him part of a group of black men without constituency who are all but invisible...

Shooting to Kill

Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Coercion and women co-offenders: A gendered pathway into crime

by Charlotte Barlow

This is the first book to explore coercion as a pathway into crime for co-offending women. It analyses four cases of women co-accused of a crime with their partner who suggested that coercive techniques had...

Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?

by Ethan Brown

An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish.

Between 2005 and...

The Road to Hell: State Violence against Children in Postwar New Zealand

by Elizabeth Stanley

From the 1950s to the 1980s, the New Zealand government took more than 100,000 children from experiences of strife, neglect, poverty or family violence and placed them under state care in residential facilities....

Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

by Richard Wortley & Michael Townsley

Environmental criminology is a term that encompasses a range of overlapping perspectives. At its core, the many strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate...

Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

by Jerry Flores

From home, to school, to juvenile detention center, and back again. Follow the lives of fifty Latina girls living forty miles outside of Los Angeles, California, as they are inadvertently caught up in the school-to-prison...

Porn Panic!: Sex and Censorship in the UK

by Jerry Barnett

The Rise of the New British Anti-Sex Movement.

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...


by Ruth Everhart

“It happened on a Sunday night, even though I’d been a good girl and gone to church that morning.”

One brisk November evening during her senior year at a small Midwestern Christian college, two armed intruders...

Cyber Conflicts and Small States

by Lech J. Janczewski & William Caelli

The probability of a world-wide cyber conflict is small. Yet the probability of forms of cyber conflict, regional or even global, could be argued as being very high. Small countries are usually signatories to...

Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging Up the Holy Land

by Miriam C Davis

Dame Kathleen Kenyon has always been a larger-than-life figure, likely the most influential woman archaeologist of the 20th century. In the first full-length biography of Kenyon, Miriam Davis recounts not only...

Debating Archaeology: Updated Edition

by Lewis R Binford

In this volume, the founder of processual archaeology, Lewis R. Binford collects and comments on the twenty-eight substantive papers published in the 1980's, the third in his set of collected papers (also Working...