Law and Criminology

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


Youth Violence

Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership

Finn-Aage Esbensen, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. J Taylor, and Adrienne Freng

The first comprehensive overview to examine how sex and race/ethnicity impact the interrelationships among youth violence, violent victimization, and gang membership

244 pages | 28 tables, 13 figures


Material Law

A Jurisprudence of What's Real

John Brigham

How law defines people, places, and things

240 pages | 6 x 9


Pictures from a Drawer

Prison and the Art of Portraiture

Bruce Jackson

A remarkable collection of prison “portraiture” photos

192 pages | 7 x 10 | 151 duotones


The Delinquent Girl

Edited by Margaret A. Zahn

A major study defining the delinquent girl, the crimes she commits and why she commits them

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 29 halftones


Wrongful Conviction

International Perspectives on Miscarriages of Justice

Edited by C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias

A cross-national study that shows how various criminal justice systems are susceptible to wrongful convictions

326 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables


Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling

Lessons from the Inside

Scott H. Decker and Margaret Townsend

Convicted drug smugglers describe the business from the inside

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables 2 halftones


Trial Courts as Organizations

Brian J. Ostrom, Charles W. Ostrom Jr., Roger A. Hanson, and Matthew Kleiman

How trial courts operate and administer justice

204 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 18 tables, 17 figs.


Crime and Family

Selected Essays of Joan McCord

Joan McCord

Seminal essays by a pioneering criminologist, collected for the first time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 88 tables, 15 figures


Comprehending Columbine

Ralph W. Larkin

The definitive book on the school massacre that shocked a nation

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 6 figures, 20 halftones, 1 map


Judging Children as Children

A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System

Michael A. Corriero

An innovative judge proposes a better way to discipline young lawbreakers

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

A thought-provoking look at one population's loss of voting rights in the United States

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Sins of the Parents

The Politics of National Apologies in the United States

Brian A. Weiner

Should governments apologize for past wrongs done in their name?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Courts, Liberalism, and Rights

Gay Law and Politics in the United States and Canada

Jason Pierceson

Understanding approaches to liberalism through the study of the politics of gay and lesbian rights

264 pages | 6 x 9


Legalizing Gay Marriage

Michael Mello

Lessons from the first states to grapple with gay marriage legislation

352 pages | 6 x 9