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Cybersecurity Governance in Latin America

Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.

Personation Plots

Examines the fascination with identity fraud in sensation fiction and Victorian culture more broadly.

Voices from Death Row, Second Edition

A searing, personal look at conditions on Texas's Death Row—told in the words of the prisoners themselves.

Addiction Recovery and Resilience

Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.

Confessions of a Hayseed DA

An idealistic, occasionally naïve and somewhat irreverent young attorney becomes the District Attorney of Rockland County, New York, in the 1960s and faces the challenges of fighting crime in a rapidly changing world.

The Godfather and Sicily

Offers a distinctive interpretation of The Godfather as a novel and film sequence.

Civilization and Barbarism

Challenges the established corrections paradigm and argues for replacing mass incarceration with a viable and more humane alternative.

Welcome to Fear City

Analyzes how location-shot crime films of the 1970s reflected and influenced understandings of urban crisis.

From the Streets to the State

Blends academic and activist perspectives to explore recent emancipatory struggles to win and transform state power.

No Rule of Law, No Democracy

Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.

Judicial Power and National Politics, Second Edition

Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel.

Philosophical Perspectives on Punishment, Second Edition

Edited by Gertrude Ezorsky
Subjects: Philosophy

Historical and contemporary philosophical writings on punishment.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics, Second Edition

Revised and updated edition that analyses how the Office of National Drug Control Policy employs statistics to misleadingly claim the War on Drugs is a success.

Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws

Uses previously unstudied Coast Guard records for New York City and environs to examine the development of Rum Row and smuggling in New York City during Prohibition.

Felony Disenfranchisement in America, Second Edition

Reveals how state felony disenfranchisement laws are undermining American democracy.

Two Sides of a Barricade

Investigates how activists confront global powers with their street-level dissent.

Structural Violence

Challenges the notions that “violence against women” is synonymous with “domestic violence” and that violence affects all women equally

After Artest

Explores how the NBA moved to govern black players and the expression of blackness after the “Palace Brawl” of 2004.

Friends at the Bar

A Quaker lawyer looks at Friends’ relationship with the American legal system and at Friends’ legal ethics.

Coping with Terrorism

A comprehensive examination of multiple dimensions of terrorism

Razor Wire Women

Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.

Fighting for Girls

Cutting edge research into trends and social contexts of girls' violence.

Sisters Outside

Shows how radical women advocate for women in prison while acknowledging the racial and class division between them.

Expelling Hope

Demonstrates the many devastating and interrelated threats that punitive policies like “zero tolerance” pose to youth, schooling, and democracy.

Naked Lives

Looks at the experience of being an exotic dancer in different kinds of strip clubs.