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Abusive EndingsSeparation and Divorce Violence against Women

Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides scholars, students, practitioners, and policy makers with a comprehensive review of the most up-to-date social scientific literature on lethal and nonlethal forms of male-to-female ... More

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

Boats, Borders, and BasesRace, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently maintains the world’s largest migration and deportation system. Yet there has been no systematic account of its construction. Boats, Borders, and Bases traces the rise of ... 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

DriftIllicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Jeff Ferrell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a book about drift and drifters—about the ways in which dislocation and disorientation can become phenomena in their own right. Locating drift within social, political, and spatial theory, ... More

HurtChronicles of the Drug War Generation

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Miriam Boeri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of baby boomer drug users, including the account of the author’s own brother, a heroin addict. The compelling stories ... 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

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

JourneysResilience and Growth for Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse

Journeys: Resilience and Growth for Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse

Susan L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520286085
eISBN:
9780520961463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on the understudied topic of long-term (over five years) survivors of intimate partner violence and abuse (IPV/A) and the resiliency they experience as they negotiate life after ... More

LGBTQ Intimate Partner ViolenceLessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

Adam M. Messinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286054
eISBN:
9780520961357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Many nations today recognize intimate partner violence (IPV) in romantic-sexual relationships as a major public health threat, yet not all victims are treated equally. Contrary to myths, lesbian, ... More

Lost ChildhoodsPoverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Lost Childhoods: Poverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520296701
eISBN:
9780520969087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Lost Childhoods focuses on the life-course histories of thirty young men serving time in the adult prison system in Pennsylvania for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of ... 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

Punishing DiseaseHIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Trevor Hoppe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291584
eISBN:
9780520965300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291584.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At the heart of “Punishing Disease” is a central question: Why punishment? Although public health and medical institutions are designed to manage epidemics and viruses, punishment as an institution ... More

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