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Black Elephants in the RoomThe Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Corey D. Fields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291898
eISBN:
9780520965508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What do people think of when they hear about an African American Republican? Are they heroes fighting against the expectation that all blacks must vote democratic? Are they Uncle Toms or sellouts, ... 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

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

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

Jacked Up and UnjustPacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More

MethamphetamineA Love Story

Methamphetamine: A Love Story

Rashi K. Shukla

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291010
eISBN:
9780520964891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Methamphetamine: A Love Story presents an insider’s view into the lived experience of immersion in the world of methamphetamine. In-depth interviews were conducted with thirty-three adults formerly ... More

The Real School Safety ProblemThe Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Aaron Kupchik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284197
eISBN:
9780520959842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1990s, K-12 schools across the U.S. have changed in important ways in an effort to maintain safe schools. They have added police officers, surveillance cameras, zero tolerance policies, and ... More

Speaking Truth to PowerConfidential Informants and Police Investigations

Speaking Truth to Power: Confidential Informants and Police Investigations

Dean A. Dabney and Richard Tewksbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290464
eISBN:
9780520964624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Confidential informants have long occupied central role in the criminal investigation efforts of law enforcement authorities. Yet, there exists minimal contemporary scholarship to help illuminate the ... More

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