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The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland - Law - 2001 - 307 pages
This work charts the changes in crime control & criminal justice that have occurred in Britain & America over the last 25 years. It then explains these transformations by ...
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Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

Elijah Anderson - Social Science - 2000 - 352 pages
Unsparing and important. . . . An informative, clearheaded and sobering book.—Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post (1999 Critic's Choice) Inner-city black America is often ...
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Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence

Peter Newman, Jeffrey Kenworthy - Architecture - 1999 - 442 pages
Sustainability and Cities examines the urban aspect of sustainability issues, arguing that cities are a necessary focus for that global agenda. The authors make the case that ...
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Media Advocacy and Public Health: Power for Prevention

Lawrence Wallack - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 226 pages
Using the media to promote public health is an innovative and valuable approach. Media Advocacy and Public Health develops the concept of media advocacy as a central strategy ...
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Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity

Ann Arnett Ferguson - Education - 2001 - 256 pages
Statistics show that black males are disproportionately getting in trouble and being suspended from the nation's school systems. Based on three years of participant observation ...
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The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

Glenn C. LOURY, Glenn C Loury - Social Science - 2009 - 240 pages
Speaking wisely and provocatively about the political economy of race, Glenn Loury has become one of our most prominent black intellectuals--and, because of his challenges to ...
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The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America

Katherine Beckett, Theodore Sasson - Political Science - 2000 - 263 pages
Examining the role of crime in American politics and culture, The Politics of Injustice, Second Edition provides a better understanding of the nature of crime and punishment in ...
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Racismo à brasileira: uma nova perspectiva sociológica

Edward Eric Telles - Blacks - 2003 - 347 pages
Estuda as relações raciais no Brasil sob um ponto de vista sociológico e demográfico, mesclando a análise demográfica com o trabalho etnográfico, e acrescenta comparações com a ...
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No more kin: exploring race, class, and gender in family networks

Anne R. Roschelle - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 235 pages
Many scholars and political analysts assume that thriving kin and non-kin social support networks continue to characterize minority family life. Policy recommendations based on ...
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