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Restorative Community Justice: Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities

by Gordon Bazemore & Mara Schiff

An anthology of original essays, this book presents debates over practice, theory, and implementation of restorative justice. Attention is focused on the movement's direction toward a more holistic, community-oriented...


Community Policing in a Rural Setting

by Quint C Thurman & Edmund F McGarrell

The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and...


Deviance and Crime: Theory, Research and Policy

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Desmond Ellis & Shahid Alvi

This book sensitizes the reader to the fact that there is substantial disagreement within the academic community, and among policymakers and the general public, over what behaviors, conditions (e.g., physical...


Corrections in the Community

by Edward J. Latessa & Paula Smith

Corrections in the Community is an introductory text that provides a solid foundation of the most recent and salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. It explores...


Imagining Justice

by John P. Crank

Imagining Justice seeks to move away from normative thinking about justice, particularly in the area of justice education, suggesting that what is needed today is a way to think about the enterprise of justice...


Bullying Among Prisoners: Evidence, Research and Intervention Strategies

by Jane L. Ireland

Bullying in prisons can have severe consequences both for those directly involved and for the prison regime as a whole, yet the subject has been curiously neglected in the literature. In 1993, the Prison Service...


Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: International Agendas and African Contexts

by Doris Buss, Joanne Lebert & Blair Rutherford

This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included...


Beads, Bodies, and Trash: Public Sex, Global Labor, and the Disposability of Mardi Gras

by David Redmon

Beads, Bodies, and Trash merges cultural sociology with a commodity chain analysis by following Mardi Gras beads to their origins. Beginning with Bourbon Street of New Orleans, this book moves to the grim factories...


Effective Police Supervision: -

by Harry W. More & Larry S. Miller

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory...


Innovative Justice

by Hannah Graham & Rob White

This book showcases innovative justice initiatives from around the world which engage offenders, practitioners and communities to reduce reoffending and support desistance and positive change. It is groundbreaking...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


Effective Police Supervision STUDY GUIDE

by Larry S. Miller & Michael C. Braswell

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is positioned to be the core text in college-level classes...


Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement: Privileged Morality, Race Realities

by Sandra J. Jones

Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement uses the concepts of the political process model of social movements to analyze the factors that shape the racial face of the anti-death penalty movement....


Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail

by Niamh O'Sullivan

Kilmainham Jail is perhaps the most important building in modern Irish history. A place of incarceration since its construction in the late eighteenth century, it housed a succession of petty criminals, including...


The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution

by James S. Liebman, Shawn Crowley & Andrew Markquart

In 1989, Texas executed Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence, for the murder of Wanda Lopez, a convenience store clerk. His execution passed unnoticed for years until a team of Columbia...


Homosexuality and the Law

by J.D., Donald Knutson

A fascinating exploration of how the law--as viewed and decided by the courts--often embodies fear and prejudice against homosexuality, and thereby, becomes the instrument for discrimination. This valuable book...


Rights for Victims of Crime: Rebalancing Justice

by Irvin Waller

Injustice often knocks twice for the one in four adults who will become victims of crime this year and for the one in three women sexually assaulted during their lifetime only to further endure the uncertainty...


Justice, Crime and Ethics

by Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy & Bernard J. McCarthy

The contributions in this book examine ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law...


Introduction to Criminal Justice

by Lawrence F. Travis III

This student-friendly introductory core text describes the criminal justice process in the United States - outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to...


Forgotten Reformer: Robert McClaughry and Criminal Justice Reform in Nineteenth-Century America

by Frank Morn

This book traces criminal justice practice and reform developments in late nineteenth-century America through Robert McClaughry's career as a prison warden, a chief of police of Chicago, a reformatory superintendent,...