Structure, Law, and Power

Essays in the Sociology of Law

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Author: Paul J. Brantingham,Jack M. Kress

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 158

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The Sociology of Law

Classical and Contemporary Perspectives

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Author: A. Javier Trevino

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351473700

Category: Law

Page: 500

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The purpose of this book is to introduce the sociology of law by providing a coherent organization to the general body of literature in that field. As such, the text gives a comprehensive overview of theoretical sociology of law. It deals with the broad expanse of the field and covers a vast amount of intellectual terrain. This volume is intended to fill a gap in the literature. Most textbooks in the sociology of law are insufficiently theoretical or else do not provide a paradigmatic analysis of sociological theories. The content of this text consists of discussions of the works of scholars who have contributed the most to the cumulative development of the sociology of law. It surveys the major traditions of legal sociology but is not wedded to any one particular theoretical approach. Both the "classical," or nineteenth-century, and "contemporary," or twentieth-century, perspectives are covered. The reader will see that nineteenth-century thought has directly influenced the emergence of twentieth-century theory. One unique feature of this book is that key sociological and legal concepts, presented in bold print and italics, are defined, described, and illustrated throughout. Although the nature of the subject matter is highly theoretical and, at times, quite complex, Trevino values every effort to present the material in the most straightforward and intelligible form possible without compromising the integrity of the theories themselves. In short, this book aims to accomplish three objectives: inform about the progressive advancement of sociological theory, teach the reader to analyze the law as a social phenomenon, and develop in the reader a critical mode of thinking about issues relevant to the relationship between law and society.

Guns in America

A Reader

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Author: Robert Muth

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814718795

Category: History

Page: 517

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“I am enthusiastically European; no informed person could seriously wish to return to the embattled, mutually antagonistic circle of suspicious and introverted nations that was the European continent in the quite recent past. But it is one thing to think an outcome desirable, quite another to suppose it is possible. It is my contention that a truly united Europe is sufficiently unlikely for it to be unwise and self-defeating to insist upon it. I am thus, I suppose, a Euro-pessimist.” —Tony Judt

Books in Series

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780835221092

Category: Monographic series

Page: 1756

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Monographic Series

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Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's literature in series

Page: N.A

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Library of Congress Catalogs

monographic series

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Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Monographic series

Page: N.A

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Improving management in criminal justice

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Author: Alvin W. Cohn

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 159

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A critically acclaimed and seminal anthology of women poets emerging in the '80s including voices such as Bronwen Wallace, Roo Borson, Jan Conn, Carolyn Smart, and Susan Glickman.

Taboos in criminology

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Author: Edward Sagarin

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 152

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Criminal justice research

new models and findings

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Author: American Society of Criminology

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 143

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Courts and diversion

policy and operations studies

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Author: Patricia L. Brantingham,Thomas G. Blomberg,American Society of Criminology

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 144

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Understanding crime

current theory and research

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Author: Travis Hirschi,Michael R. Gottfredson,American Society of Criminology

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 144

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Eight articles represent a variety of viewpoints on the causes of crime -- from the social learning tradition to the multiple factor approach to sociobiology and the bahaviourist approaches. The editors' introduction puts the research reported here into the context of the long-standing debate.'Sage Publications are to be congratulated on their excellent series of books called "Research Progress Series in Criminology"...one of the volumes Understanding Crime deals with current theory and research in criminology. It comes at the right time for there are two tendencies in the world today which are causing serious concern, the growth in crime and the spreading throughout the world of a devilish terrorism.' -- The Alliance News

Police work

strategies and outcomes in law enforcement

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Author: American Society of Criminology

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 128

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Perspectives on Victimology

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Author: William H. Parsonage,American Society of Criminology

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 159

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National Union Catalog

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Catalogs, Union

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Includes entries for maps and atlases.

Subject Catalog

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Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Catalogs, Subject

Page: N.A

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The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods

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Author: David Gadd,Susanne Karstedt,Steven F Messner

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473971705

Category: Social Science

Page: 552

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Conducting research into crime and criminal justice carries unique challenges. This Handbook focuses on the application of 'methods' to address the core substantive questions that currently motivate contemporary criminological research. It maps a canon of methods that are more elaborated than in most other fields of social science, and the intellectual terrain of research problems with which criminologists are routinely confronted. Drawing on exemplary studies, chapters in each section illustrate the techniques (qualitative and quantitative) that are commonly applied in empirical studies, as well as the logic of criminological enquiry. Organized into five sections, each prefaced by an editorial introduction, the Handbook covers: • Crime and Criminals • Contextualizing Crimes in Space and Time: Networks, Communities and Culture • Perceptual Dimensions of Crime • Criminal Justice Systems: Organizations and Institutions • Preventing Crime and Improving Justice Edited by leaders in the field of criminological research, and with contributions from internationally renowned experts, The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods is set to become the definitive resource for postgraduates, researchers and academics in criminology, criminal justice, policing, law, and sociology. David Gadd is Professor of Criminology at Manchester University School of Law where he is also Director of the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice. Susanne Karstedt has a Chair in Criminology and Criminological Justice at the University of Leeds. Steven F. Messner is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York.

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory

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Author: Eugene McLaughlin,Tim Newburn

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1412920388

Category: Social Science

Page: 532

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An indispensable international resource, The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory provides readers with a clear overview of criminological theory, enabling them to reflect critically upon the traditional, emergent and desirable theoretical positions of the discipline.This handbook is essential for libraries and scholars of all levels studying the rapidly developing, interdisciplinary field of criminology.