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Abusive EndingsSeparation and Divorce Violence against Women

Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides scholars, students, practitioners, and policy makers with a comprehensive review of the most up-to-date social scientific literature on lethal and nonlethal forms of male-to-female ... More

After Life ImprisonmentReentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Marieke Liem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Today, one out of every nine prisoners is serving a life sentence. Even though a proportion is serving a sentence of life without parole, the majority of lifers will at one point be released to ... More

Alcohol and moral regulationPublic attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Henry Yeomans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drinking is frequently described as a contemporary, worsening and peculiarly British social problem that requires radical remedial regulation. Comparative data, however, undermines such views and ... More

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Kevin R. Reitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The idea of American exceptionalism has made frequent appearances in discussions of criminal justice policies—as it has in many other areas—to help portray or explain problems that are especially ... More

American Juvenile Justice

American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More

Appealing to Justice

Appealing to Justice

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Appealing to Justice is an unprecedented study of disputing in prison and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. The authors gained unique access to California ... More

Applying complexity theoryWhole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Aaron Pycroft and Clemens Bartollas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Approaches based around complexity theory are increasingly being used in the study of organisations and the delivery of services. This is the first book to explore the application of complexity ... More

BanishedThe New Social Control In Urban America

Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More

Big House on the PrairieRise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

John M. Eason

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226410203
eISBN:
9780226410487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410487.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book represents a new approach to the study of punishment by explaining the causes and consequences of the prison boom from the perspective of the rural, southern towns most directly affected by ... More

Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoatsAllocating blame in the criminal justice process

Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoats: Allocating blame in the criminal justice process

Gavin Dingwall and Tim Hillier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305002
eISBN:
9781447311614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305002.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We live in a society that is increasingly preoccupied with allocating blame: when something goes wrong someone must be to blame. Bringing together philosophical, psychological, and sociological ... More

Boats, Borders, and BasesRace, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently maintains the world’s largest migration and deportation system. Yet there has been no systematic account of its construction. Boats, Borders, and Bases traces the rise of ... More

Breaking the PendulumThe Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199976058
eISBN:
9780190669935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The history of criminal justice in the United States is often described as a pendulum, swinging back and forth between strict punishment and lenient rehabilitation. While this view is common wisdom, ... More

Caught UpGirls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More

Children of the Prison BoomMass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

An unrelenting prison boom, marked by large racial disparities in the risk of incarceration, characterized the latter third of the 20th century. Drawing on broadly representative survey data and ... More

The Chinese Heroin TradeCross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Ko-lin Chin and Sheldon X. Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has ... More

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring and David S. Tanenhaus (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform the juvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for major reforms, many fear ... More

Citizen convictsPrisoners, politics and the vote

Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Cormac Behan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prisoner enfranchisement remains one of the few contested electoral issues in twenty first century democracies. It is at the intersection of punishment and representative government. This book is the ... More

Citizen-ProtectorsThe Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Jennifer Carlson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the past several decades, the United States has witnessed a profound transformation in what Americans do with the guns they own. While hunting used to dominate American gun culture, now the top ... More

Citizens, Cops, and PowerRecognizing the Limits of Community

Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community

Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327303
eISBN:
9780226327358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327358.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Politicians, citizens, and police agencies have long embraced community policing, hoping to reduce crime and disorder by strengthening the ties between urban residents and the officers entrusted with ... More

The City that Became SafeNew York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The 40% drop in crime that occurred across the U.S. from 1991 to 2000 largely remains an unsolved mystery. Even more puzzling then is the crime rate drop in New York City, which lasted twice as long ... More

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