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Notable Selections in Crime, Criminology, and Criminal Justice

David V. Baker, Richard P. Davin - Social Science - 2000 - 393 pages
Includes over 40 selections of book excerpts, research studies, and classic articles, that have shaped the study of criminology and our contemporary understanding of it. This ...
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American Corrections

Todd Clear, George Cole, Michael Reisig - Social Science - 2008 - 624 pages
Todd R. Clear, a leading expert in the study of U.S. corrections, George F. Cole, considered by many as a founding father of modern criminal justice study, and coauthor Michael ...
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Talk with You Like a Woman: African American Women, Justice, and Reform in ...

Cheryl D. Hicks - Business & Economics - 2010 - 392 pages
With this book, Cheryl Hicks brings to light the voices and viewpoints of black working-class women, especially southern migrants, who were the subjects of urban and penal ...
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Criminal Justice: Readings

George S. Bridges, Joseph G. Weis, Robert D. Crutchfield - Social Science - 1996 - 500 pages
Presents the field accurately and completely in a way that is understandable to undergraduates. Includes a rich collection of carefully edited classic and contemporary articles ...
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Gender, Crime, and Feminism

Ngaire Naffine - Social Science - 1995 - 469 pages
This text examines a variety of aspects of the relationship between feminism and criminology, looking at both female offenders and victims. Female crimes covered include ...
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Police, prison, and punishment: major historical interpretations

Kermit Hall - Political Science - 1987 - 750 pages
This book is a collection of essays on the professionalization of the police and prison administration. Cultural assumptions about the nature of criminal behavior and its ...
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Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

Phillip Lambro - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 364 pages
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE WORST KIND is an unconventional and startlingly truthful autobiographical memoir by the distinguished American composer-conductor Phillip Lambro. It ...
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