New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law

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  1. After Life Imprisonment
    One out of every ten prisoners in the United States is serving a life sentence—roughly 130,000 people. While some have been sentenced to life in prison without parole, the majority of prisoners serving ‘life’ will be released... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2016
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  2. Deadly Injustice
    The murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial and acquittal of his assailant, George Zimmerman, sparked a passionate national debate about race and criminal justice in America that involved everyone from... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2015
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  3. Community Criminology
    For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2015
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  4. America’s Safest City
    Winner of the American Society of Criminology 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Book Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2014
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  5. Get a Job
    Are the unemployed more likely to commit crimes? Does having a job make one less likely to commit a crime? Criminologists have found that individuals who are marginalized from the labor market are more likely to commit crimes,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2014
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  6. Punishing Immigrants
    Arizona’s controversial new immigration bill is just the latest of many steps in the new criminalization of immigrants. While many cite the presumed criminality of illegal aliens as an excuse for ever-harsher immigration policies,... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2012
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  7. Toward a Unified Criminology
    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2011
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  8. Punished
    Honorable Mention, 2014 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award, presented by the Society for the Study of Social ProblemsHonorable Mention, 2013 Outstanding Book Award, presented by the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2011
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  9. Getting Played
    2010 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Race, Gender, and Class Section2008 Finalist, The Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award Much has been... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2008
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  10. The Technology of Policing
    With the rise of surveillance technology in the last decade, police departments now have an array of sophisticated tools for tracking, monitoring, even predicting crime patterns. In particular crime mapping, a technique used by... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2008
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  11. Judging Juveniles
    2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in CriminologyBy comparing... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2006
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  12. The Many Colors of Crime
    In this authoritative volume, race and ethnicity are themselves considered as central organizing principles in why, how, where and by whom crimes are committed and enforced. The contributors argue that dimensions of race and ethnicity... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2006
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  13. Immigration and Crime
    The original essays in this much-needed collection broadly assess the contemporary patterns of crime as related to immigration, race, and ethnicity. Immigration and Crime covers both a variety of immigrant groups—mainly from... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2006
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  14. Clean Streets
    With the close proximity of gangs and the easy access to drugs, keeping urban neighborhoods safe from crime has long been a central concern for residents. In Clean Streets, Patrick Carr draws on five years of research in a white,... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2005
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  15. Gender and Crime
    While rates of violent victimization have declined, women are still much more likely than men to be attacked by an intimate partner. Simultaneously, women’s involvement in the criminal justice system, as arrestees and sentenced... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2005
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