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Contemporary Crime Politics in Congress

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on three datasets of congressional hearings on crime, this chapter offers a picture of the interest group environment at the national level that is decidedly skewed toward government ... More


Judging the Court, Judging Transfer

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses what the public knows about the success of the criminal prosecution of youth in general, and of the Manhattan Youth Part practices in particular. It draws from annual ... More


Eroding Legitimacy? The Impact of Imprisonment on the Relationships between Families, Communities, and the Criminal Justice System

Cara Jardine

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter attempts to address the issues about the role of criminal justice agencies within prisoners’ families and communities, and how social inequalities consequently become heightened and ... More


Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement

Kerry Baker

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how practitioners in the criminal justice agencies create complex decisions concerning risk within the current highly charged climate of media and political concern about public ... More


Explaining women’s rough sleeping

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter builds on the qualitative analysis in Chapters four and five and summarises the major quantitative findings of the research in a comparative way across all four countries in the study. ... More


Prisoners’ Families, Penal Power, and the Referred Pains of Imprisonment

Caroline Lanskey, Friedrich Lösel, Lucy Markson, and Karen Souza

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops the analysis of the ‘punishment beyond the legal offender’. It illustrates how parental imprisonment was experienced differently within and across families, and while not all ... More


Rights and Security in the Shadow of the Irish Prison: Developing a Children’s Rights Approach to Prison Visits in Ireland

Fiona Donson and Aisling Parkes

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the potential for adopting a children’s rights-based approach when dealing with issues relating to children impacted by parental incarceration in Ireland. It argues that the ... More


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