Law and Criminology

Feminist Post-Liberalism

Judith A. Baer

Reconciling liberalism and feminist theory

220 pages | 6 x 9


Immigrant Rights in the Nuevo South

Enforcement and Resistance at the Borderlands of Illegality

Meghan Conley

Examining the connections between repression and resistance for unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. Southeast

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figures, 16 halftones


Taking Juvenile Justice Seriously

Developmental Insights and System Challenges

Christopher J. Sullivan

A pragmatic and comprehensive look at delinquency and juvenile justice through a developmental lens

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 26 figures


Courting the Community

Legitimacy and Punishment in a Community Court

Christine Zozula

Exploring the practices and potential of criminal justice in community courts

218 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 line drawing


The Cultural Production of Intellectual Property Rights

Law, Labor, and the Persistence of Primitive Accumulation

Sean Johnson Andrews

Examining the contemporary conceptualization of and debates over intellectual property rights

274 pages | 6 x 9


In the Weeds

Demonization, Legalization, and the Evolution of U.S. Marijuana Policy

Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins

Tracing the history of marijuana policy from “reefer madness” to legalization

314 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


Judicial Merit Selection

Institutional Design and Performance for State Courts

Greg Goelzhauser

How should judges be selected?

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 23 tables, 9 figures, 1 map


Policing in Natural Disasters

Stress, Resilience, and the Challenges of Emergency Management

Terri M. Adams and Leigh R. Anderson

How disaster work impacts law enforcement officers and first responders based on some of the worst disasters in modern history

234 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 1 figure, 4 halftones


Perceptions of a Polarized Court

How Division among Justices Shapes the Supreme Court’s Public Image

Michael F. Salamone

Is the Supreme Court immune to the stain of polarization?

214 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 27 tables, 8 figures, 4 line drawings


Criminology and Public Policy

Putting Theory to Work

Edited by Scott H. Decker and Kevin A. Wright

Leading scholars of crime policy address the most critical problems facing the justice system in America

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 3 line drawings


Wildlife Crime

From Theory to Practice

Edited by William D. Moreto

A comprehensive theoretical, empirical, methodological, and practical global overview of wildlife crime

306 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 10 figures, 5 halftones, 2 maps


Youth Who Trade Sex in the U.S.

Intersectionality, Agency, and Vulnerability

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic

Examining the dominant, unitary "innocent girl–predatory man" policy narrative to improve research, policy, and community interventions for young people in the sex trades

244 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 24 tables, 2 figures, 2 halftones


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


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


Exploiting the Wilderness

An Analysis of Wildlife Crime

Greg L. Warchol

A contemporary criminological analysis of the African and Asian illegal trade in wildlife

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 16 halftones, 2 maps