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Appealing to Justice

Appealing to Justice

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Appealing to Justice is an unprecedented study of disputing in prison and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. The authors gained unique access to California ... More

Caught UpGirls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More

Closing the Rights GapFrom Human Rights to Social Transformation

Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

LaDawn Haglund and Robin Stryker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

“Rights” language and practices have been used increasingly in the last decade to address conditions of economic, social, and cultural marginalization. It is still unclear, however, whether such ... More

Consensual ViolenceSex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More

Control and ProtectCollaboration, Carceral Protection, and Domestic Sex Trafficking in the United States

Control and Protect: Collaboration, Carceral Protection, and Domestic Sex Trafficking in the United States

Jennifer Musto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281950
eISBN:
9780520957749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Control and Protect explores the meaning and significance of efforts designed to combat sex trafficking in the United States. A striking ethnographic case study of new ways in which law enforcement ... More

Criminal GeniusA Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

James C. Oleson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520282414
eISBN:
9780520958098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For one hundred years, criminologists have studied crime and intelligence, concluding that offenders possess IQ scores eight to ten points below those of non-offenders. Although the criminal genius ... More

Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Jana Arsovska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. This book examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called ... More

Dream DeniedIncarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290440
eISBN:
9780520964617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290440.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America shows how the narrative of American dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African ... More

In Search of SafetyConfronting Inequality in Women's Imprisonment

In Search of Safety: Confronting Inequality in Women's Imprisonment

Barbara Owen, James Wells, and Joycelyn Pollock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288713
eISBN:
9780520963566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288713.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on extensive mixed-methods data, this book examines gendered violence and conflict in women’s prisons. Conflict and violence in the prison are located in intersectional inequalities and ... More

Incarcerating the CrisisFreedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Jordan T. Camp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become ... More

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