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New Criminal Justice Books and eBooks 2019-20
New Criminal Justice Books in the McNichols Campus Library
Police Innovation by
Call Number: HV 8139 .P63 2019
Examines innovations in policing, the impacts on crime and public safety, the dilemmas these approaches have created for police management, and their impacts on communities.
Private Policing by
Call Number: HV 8290 .B88 2019
Explores public police; hybrid policing such as state policing bodies, specialised police forces and non-governmental organisations; voluntary policing; and the private security industry.
No Way Out by
Call Number: HV 4045 .D83 2015
Challenges the common misconception of urban ghettoes as cdangerous,chaotic places with drug dealing, street crime, and random violence Examines i the multiple obstacles tresidents face on a daily basis.
Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal System by
Call Number: BR 115 .J8 S59 2019
Argues that the criminal justice system can only be rehabilitated by eliminating punishment and policies based upon deterrence, rehabilitation, and the incapacitation of the urban poor and instead focusing on conversion.
Call Number: KF 9640 .B39 2019
Prosecutors often control the outcome of a case, from choosing the charge to setting bail to determining the plea bargain. Bazelon follows D.A.s who are reinventing and reforming the profession.
Call Number: HV 6248 .W765 A3 2019
The unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana for a crime he did not commit.
Highway of Tears by
Call Number: HV 6250.4 .W65 M3126 2019
Explores the failure to provide justice for indigenous women who have gone missing or been found murdered along an isolated stretch of highway in northwestern British Columbia called the Highway of Tears
Getting Wrecked by
Call Number: HV 8738 .S835 2019
Provides a rich ethnographic account of women battling addiction as they cycle through jail, prison, and community treatment programs in Massachusetts.
Inside Private Prisons by
Call Number: HV 9469 .E57 2019
Blends investigative reportage and quantitative and historical research to analyze privatized corrections in America.
No Visible Bruises by
Call Number: HV 6626.2 .S59 2019
Snyder explores the real roots of private violence, its far-reaching consequences for society, and what it will take to truly address it.
New Criminal Justice eBooks
Gender, Power, and Violence by
Analyzes the ways the organizational structure of an institution can create an environment ripe for sexual and intimate partner violence and offers recommendations for making institutions safer.
Warped Narratives by
Systematically assesess the role of race in gun policy groups' framing and offers acomprehensive examination to date of interest groups' presentation of this issue.
Migrating to Prison by
Over the last thirty years, the federal and state governments have increasingly incarcerated people accused of violating immigration laws. This book takes a hard look at the immigration prison system's origins, how it currently operates, and why.
Bias in the Law by
Racial bias is much debated and discussed, but until now, no single Explores the pervasiveness of racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system, how such bias impacts legal outcomes, and why such impact matters.
Views from the Streets by
Explores how young gang members have radically refashioned gang culture and organization in Chicago and proposes an alternative framework for addressing the seemingly intractable issues of inequality, despair, and violence in Chicago.
The Gang Paradox by
Analyzes the impact of deportation, incarceration, and racialized perceptions of criminality on Latino families and youth along the border.
Immigration Policy in the Age of Punishment by
Takes a critical, interdisciplinary, and transnational look at immigration issues including deportations and border enforcement, national policy and jurisprudence, and post-deportation transitions for noncitizens.
Surveillance and the Law by
Investigates how transparency and accountability could be better realized to restore power to people and maintain a balance between security and the right to privacy.
Confronting Underground Justice by
Provides a prescriptive roadmap o reinvent plea negotiation, pre-trial decision making, criminal prosecution and public defense to effectively reduce recidivism and save money.
Marijuana 360 by
Examines marijuana legalization from the perspective of those directly involved, including doctors, educators, parents, lawmakers, drug users, and others.
Policing and Race in America by
Discusses how the relationship between police and minority groups affects politics, the economy, and minority groups' daily lives and success.