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Explaining U.S. Imprisonment

Mary Bosworth - Social Science - 2009 - 304 pages
Gives an indepth view of US prisons within the broader theoretical body of work referred to as the sociology of punishment.
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Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America

Gregg Barak, Paul Leighton, Jeanne Flavin - Social Science - 2007 - 327 pages
Drawing examples from history, news stories, and popular culture, argues that crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system are socially constructed phenomena and are ...
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The U.S. Federal Prison System

Mary Bosworth - Law - 2002 - 375 pages
Despite the fact that 160,000 people are locked up in our federal correctional facilities, practical information about the federal prison system remains difficult to locate ...
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Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America

Jeanne Flavin - Social Science - 2008 - 288 pages
Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Sex and Gender Section The Real Issue behind the Abortion Debate An op-ed by Jeanne ...
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What is Criminology?

Mary Bosworth, Carolyn Hoyle - Law - 2011 - 551 pages
Essential reading for all academics and advanced students of criminology, this collection of specially-commissioned essays by leading international criminologists examines the ...
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The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Katja Franko Aas, Mary Bosworth - Law - 2013 - 315 pages
What is punishment? What is crime? What should be the normative and legal foundation for criminalization, for police suspicion, for the exclusion from the community, and for ...
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Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Prisons

Mary Bosworth - Law - 1999 - 199 pages
Exploring how power is negotiated in women's prisons, this book uses contemporary feminist theory to examine how women manage to resist the pains of imprisonment.
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Inside Immigration Detention

Mary Bosworth - Law - 2014 - 304 pages
As states around the globe detain foreigners in greater numbers, a critical, academic examination of the social and cultural world of immigration detention centres is long ...
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Global Lockdown: Race, Gender, and the Prison-industrial Complex

Julia Sudbury - Social Science - 2005 - 323 pages
Presenting a new analysis of women in prison, this collection of essays seeks to shift the focus of debate from the reasons explaining criminal behaviour to the role of the ...
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