Law and Criminology

The Compassionate Court?

Support, Surveillance, and Survival in Prostitution Diversion Programs

Corey S. Shdaimah, Chrysanthi S. Leon, and Shelly A. Wiechelt

242 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables, 2 figures

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All-American Massacre

The Tragic Role of American Culture and Society in Mass Shootings

Edited by Eric Madfis and Adam Lankford

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 15 figues

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"Mr. Taxpayer versus Mr. Tax Spender"

Taxpayers’ Associations, Pocketbook Politics, and the Law during the Great Depression

Linda Upham-Bornstein

230 pages | 6 x 9

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Understanding Crime and Place

A Methods Handbook

Edited by Elizabeth R. Groff and Cory P. Haberman

A hands-on introduction to the fundamental techniques and methods used for understanding geography of crime

444 pages | 7 x 10 | 35 color photos, 27 tables, 51 figures

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Teaching Fear

How We Learn to Fear Crime and Why It Matters

Nicole E. Rader

How rules about safety and the fear of crime are learned and crystalized into crime myths— especially for women

216 pages | 6 x 9

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Justice Outsourced

The Therapeutic Jurisprudence Implications of Judicial Decision-Making by Nonjudicial Officers

Edited by Michael L. Perlin and Kelly Frailing

Examines the hidden use of nonjudicial officers in the criminal justice system

290 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 6 figures

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Divide & Conquer

Race, Gangs, Identity, and Conflict

Robert D. Weide

Argues that contemporary identity politics divides gang members and their communities across racial lines

284 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 14 halftones, 1 map

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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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School Zone

A Problem Analysis of Student Offending and Victimization

Pamela Wilcox, Graham C. Ousey, and Marie Skubak Tillyer

Why some school environments are more conducive to crime than safety

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 23 figures

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Fitting the Facts of Crime

An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, and J.C. Barnes

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 7 figures

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On Gangs

Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz, and James A. Densley

A comprehensive review of what is known about gangs—from their origins through their evolution and outcomes

490 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 13 figures, 2 maps

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Gangs on Trial

Challenging Stereotypes and Demonization in the Courts

John M. Hagedorn

Exposes how stereotypes replace evidence in gang related trials

246 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figs., 7 halftones, 1 map

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Pack the Court!

A Defense of Supreme Court Expansion

Stephen M. Feldman

A historical and analytical argument for court-packing

278 pages | 6 x 9

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Migration and Mortality

Social Death, Dispossession, and Survival in the Americas

Edited by Jamie Longazel and Miranda Cady Hallett

Documents and denounces the violent impacts of restrictive migration policies in the Americas, linking this institutional violence to broader forces of racial capitalism

318 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 2 figures, 1 halftone

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The Defender

The Battle to Protect the Rights of the Accused in Philadelphia

Edward W. Madeira Jr. and Michael D. Schaffer

A vibrant history of the Defender Association of Philadelphia—dubbed “the best lawyers money can’t buy”

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones

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