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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

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

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

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

"Race, Place, and Suburban Policing"Too Close for Comfort

"Race, Place, and Suburban Policing": Too Close for Comfort

Andrea S. Boyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282384
eISBN:
9780520958081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While considerable attention has been given to contentious encounters between black citizens and the police in urban communities, there have been few analyses of such interactions elsewhere. By ... More

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork in Sweden to follow the social life of forensic evidence through the judicial system. As cases move from crime scene to courtroom, forensic evidence-to-be ... More

Women in Blue HelmetsGender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Lesley J. Pruitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book tells the story of the first all-female formed police unit (FFPU) deployed in UN peacekeeping. The 105 members of this FFPU were recruited from India’s Central Reserve Police Force, a ... More

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