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Rural Women Battering and the Justice System: An Ethnography

Neil Websdale - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 263 pages
Drawing on his ethnographic research in rural areas of Kentucky, the author of this book presents a thorough look at the experiences of battered women in rural communities ...
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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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Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Neil Websdale - Social Science - 2010 - 336 pages
Oscar, physically and sexually abusive, stabbed his partner and two stepdaughters to death, buried the bodies, and fled the state with his two younger children. Paul, a ...
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John Grieve, Clive Harfield, Allyson MacVean - Social Science - 2007 - 240 pages
This is the first course guide that has been developed for students of policing. It identifies the core themes and additional source material, providing an essential overview ...
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A Penchant for Prejudice: Unraveling Bias in Judicial Decision Making

Linda G. Mills - Law - 1999 - 197 pages
Challenges the meaning of impartiality in the judicial system
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Conflict, Politics and Crime: Aboriginal Communities and the Police

Chris Cunneen - Political Science - 2001 - 310 pages
A thought-provoking analysis of how Indigenous people are policed and what effect this has on their communities.
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Discrimination and Denial: Systemic Racism in Ontario's Legal and Criminal ...

Clayton James Mosher - History - 1998 - 258 pages
Champion sprinter Donovan Bailey said it, and this book confirms it. While racism may not be as blatant in Canada as in the United States, it does exist. Members of visible ...
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The American Dream in Black and White: The Clarence Thomas Hearings

Jane Flax - Political Science - 1999 - 192 pages
The transcripts of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Clarence Thomas are extraordinarily rich and suggestive. Much has been written about the hearings, but until now ...
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