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Criminal Justice



link to catalog page HALLETT, Private Prisons in America

Private Prisons in America

A Critical Race Perspective

Author: Michael A. Hallett
Pub Date: March 2006

The role of for-profit prisons in the history of oppression and legal discrimination aimed primarily at African American men   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...

link to catalog page MOORE, Very Special Agents

Very Special Agents

The Inside Story of America's Most Controversial Law Enforcement Agency--The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

Author: James Moore, ATF (Ret.)
Pub Date: September 2001

A thorough, extremely readable insider account of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms   learn more...

link to catalog page STEVENSON, The Boiler Room and Other Telephone Sales Scams Author: Robert J. Stevenson
Pub Date: 2000

A covert ethnography of white-collar crime   learn more...

link to catalog page ANDERSON, Erich Fromm and Critical Criminology

Erich Fromm and Critical Criminology

Beyond the Punitive Society

Author: williams
Pub Date: 2000

The editors examine the influential writings of Fromm (his 100th Anniversary is in 2000) as they apply to criminology, showing how his humanist perspective can make for a more effective and humane way of dealing with crime and criminals.   learn more...

link to catalog page BUTLER, Gendered Justice in the American West

Gendered Justice in the American West

Women Prisoners in Men's Penitentiaries

Author: Anne M. Butler
Pub Date: December 2000

This is the first book to deal in depth with the ugly realities that made life in prison even more difficult for women in the American West, revealing neglected and forgotten lives and for the first time adding their voices and experiences to the saga of the American West.   learn more...

link to catalog page GETIS, The Juvenile Court and the Progressives Author: Victoria Getis
Pub Date: August 2000

The author traces the many failings of today’s juvenile court system directly to the progressive reformers in Chicago who instituted the system in the belief that the state and science could “fix” the problems of troubled and youthful lawbreakers.   learn more...

link to catalog page HIGDON, Leopold and Loeb

Leopold and Loeb

The Crime of the Century

Author: Hal Higdon
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page RAFTER, Creating Born Criminals Author: Nicole Hahn Rafter
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page WALDREP, Roots of Disorder

Roots of Disorder

Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817-80

Author: Christopher Waldrep
Pub Date: 1998

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