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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.