Law and Criminology

The "Huddled Masses" Myth

Immigration and Civil Rights

Kevin R. Johnson

The disconnect between national rhetoric, the law, and public policy

264 pages | 6 x 9

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Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

Edited by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Hughes Miller, and Ráchael A. Powers

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

354 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 3 halftones

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Aging and the Law

An Interdisciplinary Reader

edited by Lawrence A. Frolik

A compilation of leading articles on the myriad issues of "elder law"

690 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 9 figures

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Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round

The Pursuit of Racial Justice in the Rural South

Richard A. Couto

An examination of individuals who enacted change in the status, opportunities, and treatment of African Americans in the rural South

440 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones

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Animals, Property, and the Law

Gary L. Francione

How to balance the failure of the legal system to protect animals with its professed recognition of animal rights

368 pages | 6 x 9

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Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives

Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction

Edited by D. Kelly Weisberg

A comprehensive survey of the applications of feminist legal theory to specific areas of the law

1200 pages | 7 x 10

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Before Crips

Fussin', Cussin', and Discussin' among South Los Angeles Juvenile Gangs

John C. Quicker and Akil S. Batani-Khalfani

A historical analysis of South Los Angeles juvenile gang life as revealed by those who were there

464 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 14 halftones, 1 map

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Beyond the Schoolhouse Gate

Free Speech and the Inculcation of Values

Robert Wheeler Lane

A pragmatic inquiry into student speech, public schooling and the First Amendment

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Black Power, White Blood

The Life and Times of Johnny Spain

Lori Andrews

A struggle to transcend race and find justice

352 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 36 halftones

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The Business of Practicing Law

The Work Lives of Solo and Small-Firm Attorneys

Carroll Seron

A compelling portrait of the dilemmas and work lives of solo and small-firm attorneys

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables 1 figure

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Challenging Perspectives on Street-Based Sex Work

Edited by Katie Hail-Jares, Corey S. Shdaimah, and Chrysanthi S. Leon

Essays that provide an on-the-ground understanding of people whose lives are impacted by sex work

322 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 5 halftones

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Cheaper by the Hour

Temporary Lawyers and the Deprofessionalization of the Law

Robert A. Brooks

How attorneys' work is deprofessionalized, downgraded, and controlled through part-time and temporary assignments

234 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table

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Choosing State Supreme Court Justices

Merit Selection and the Consequences of Institutional Reform

Greg Goelzhauser

The first systematic, comprehensive evaluation of whether merit selection actually leads to better judges

192 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 9 figures

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The Collision of Political and Legal Time

Foreign Affairs and the Supreme Court's Transformation of Executive Authority

Kimberley L. Fletcher

Explores the dynamic institutional relationship that historically exists between the President and the Supreme Court

290 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables

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Communities and Crime

An Enduring American Challenge

Pamela Wilcox, Francis T. Cullen, and Ben Feldmeyer

A systematic exploration of how criminology has accounted for the role of community over the past century

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 line drawings

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