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After Life ImprisonmentReentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Marieke Liem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Today, one out of every nine prisoners is serving a life sentence. Even though a proportion is serving a sentence of life without parole, the majority of lifers will at one point be released to ... More

The Chinese Heroin TradeCross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Ko-lin Chin and Sheldon X. Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has ... More

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring and David S. Tanenhaus (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform the juvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for major reforms, many fear ... More

Community CriminologyFundamentals of Spatial and Temporal Scaling, Ecological Indicators, and Selectivity Bias

Community Criminology: Fundamentals of Spatial and Temporal Scaling, Ecological Indicators, and Selectivity Bias

Ralph B. Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725498
eISBN:
9780814708033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about ... More

Courting KidsInside an Experimental Youth Court

Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Carla J. Barrett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Despite being labeled as adults, the approximately 200,000 youth under the age of 18 who are now prosecuted as adults each year in criminal court are still adolescents, and the contradiction of their ... More

Covered in Ink"Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Beverly Yuen Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Coveredin Ink’s main objective is to present the experience of heavily tattooed women: their love of ink as well as their experiences of prejudice from strangers, family, employers, and media ... More

Deported"Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Deported: "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479894666
eISBN:
9781479859443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently is deporting more people than ever before: 4 million people have been deported since 1997—twice as many as all people deported prior to 1996. There is a disturbing pattern ... More

From Deportation to PrisonThe Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From Deportation to Prison traces the punitive turn in immigration and border policy to the Department of Homeland Security’s Criminal Alien Program (CAP), originally designed to purge noncitizens ... More

5 GramsCrack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs

5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs

Dimitri A. Bogazianos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787007
eISBN:
9780814725160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the 100-to-1 sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder ... More

Jammed UpBad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Robert J. Kane and Michael D. White

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748411
eISBN:
9780814785751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks: there are many opportunities for cops to act like criminals. This book studies the nature and causes of police misconduct. While ... More

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