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Rural Women Battering and the Justice System: An Ethnography

Neil Websdale - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 263 pages
A training resource for anyone working with battered women, especially in rural areas, Rural Woman Battering and the Justice System is recommended for law enforcement and ...
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Understanding Domestic Homicide

Neil Websdale - Social Science - 1999 - 289 pages
Case histories of some 300 homicides involving family members, framed within their interpersonal, familial, cultural, and situational contexts.
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Making Trouble: Cultural Constructions of Crime, Deviance, and Control

Dr Jeff Ferrell, Neil Websdale - Social Science - 376 pages
In Making Trouble, leading scholars in criminology, sociology, criminal justice, womens studies, and social history explore the mediated cultural dynamics that govern image ...
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Beyond Walls and Cages: Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis

Jenna M. Loyd, Matt Mitchelson, Andrew Burridge - Social Science - 2013 - 344 pages
The crisis of borders and prisons can be seen starkly in statistics. In 2011 some 1,500 migrants died trying to enter Europe, and the United States deported nearly 400,000 and ...
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Investigating Difference: Human and Cultural Relations in Criminal Justice

Law - 2009 - 315 pages
Investigating Difference examines the full range of individual differences across the entire criminal justice system. Moving beyond just race and gender, it tackles differences ...
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Controlling the Dangerous Classes: A History of Criminal Justice in America

Randall G. Shelden - Law - 2008 - 367 pages
This text covers the history of criminal justice from a critical perspective and explores the historical biases of the criminal justice system. The overall theme of this book ...
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Gangs: Opposing Viewpoints

Laura K. Egendorf - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 170 pages
Gathers articles and essays offering different views on factors that influence gang behavior, the extent of the problem, and the role of the criminal justice system and other ...
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