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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 12 citing Policing the Poor: From Slave Plantation to Public Housing. 

Under Siege: Poverty and Crime in a Public Housing Community

Walter S. DeKeseredy - Social Science - 2003 - 184 pages
This work describes the devastating consequences of living in a public housing community damaged by the disappearance of manufacturing jobs, government cutbacks, and other ...
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Victims as Offenders: The Paradox of Women's Violence in Relationships

Susan L. Miller - Family & Relationships - 2005 - 175 pages
Arrests of women for assault increased more than 40 percent over the past decade, while male arrests for this offense have fallen by about one percent. Some studies report that ...
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Race and Crime

Shaun L. Gabbidon, Helen Taylor Greene - Social Science - 2009 - 371 pages
Race and Crime is a core text for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students taking courses in race, criminal justice, ethnic studies and sociology. It may also be ...
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Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Dana-Ain Davis - Social Science - 2012 - 229 pages
Examines the consequences of welfare reform for Black women fleeing domestic violence.
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Knowing what We Know: African American Women's Experiences of Violence and ...

Gail Garfield - Social Science - 2005 - 260 pages
In recent years there has been an attempt by activists, service providers, and feminists to think about violence against women in more inclusive ways. In Knowing What We Know ...
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Contesting neoliberalism: urban frontiers

Helga Leitner, Jamie Peck, Eric S. Sheppard - Political Science - 2007 - 340 pages
Neoliberalism's "market revolution"--realized through practices like privatization, deregulation, fiscal devolution, and workfare programs--has had a transformative effect on ...
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Cops, Teachers, Counselors: Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

Steven Williams Maynard-Moody, Michael Craig Musheno - Political Science - 2003 - 216 pages
DIVWhether on a patrol beat, in social service offices, or in public school classrooms, street-level workers continually confront rules in relation to their own beliefs about ...
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Cops, Teachers, Counselors: Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

Steven Williams Maynard-Moody, Michael Craig Musheno - Political Science - 2003 - 216 pages
DIVWhether on a patrol beat, in social service offices, or in public school classrooms, street-level workers continually confront rules in relation to their own beliefs about ...
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Cops, Teachers, Counselors: Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

Steven Williams Maynard-Moody, Michael Craig Musheno - Political Science - 2003 - 216 pages
DIVWhether on a patrol beat, in social service offices, or in public school classrooms, street-level workers continually confront rules in relation to their own beliefs about ...
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