Special Issue: New Perspectives on Crime and Criminal Justice

Special Issue: New Perspectives on Crime and Criminal Justice

by Austin Sarat

Hardcover(Special Edition)

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This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" contains a Special Issue on crime and criminal justice. It brings together the work of scholars whose work usefully illuminates central questions in about how we define and process those who violate the criminal law and about the technologies of policing and punishment. The articles published here exemplify the exciting and innovative work now being done in interdisciplinary legal scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848556522
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 05/22/2009
Series: Studies in Law, Politics and Society , #47
Edition description: Special Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.


Zoning out disorder: assessing contemporary practices of urban social control.

Aspects of non-democratic policing: the rise of the NAZI policing system.

Protecting due process in a punitive era: an analysis of changes in providing counsel to the poor.

Judicial discretion and the unfinished agenda of American bail reform: lessons from Philadelphia's evidence-based judicial strategy.

Understanding mass incarceration as a grand social experiment.

Supermax prisons and the trajectory of exception.

Studies in law, politics, and society.

Studies in law, politics, and society volume 47.

Copyright page.

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