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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander
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The New Jim Crow was initially published with a modest first printing and reasonable expectations for a hard-hitting book on a tough topic. Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and... (read more)

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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
by Johann Hari
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January, 2015 will mark a century of the war on drugs in the United States: one hundred years since the first arrests under the Harrison Act. Facing down this anniversary, Johann Hari was witnessing a close relative and an ex-boyfriend bottoming out on... (read more)

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
by Truman Capote
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"The best documentary account of an American crime ever written....The book chills the blood and exercises the intelligence...harrowing." The New York Review of... (read more)

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Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do about It
Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do about It
by Marc Goodman
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One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you... (read more)

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Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist
Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist
by Richard Rhodes
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Prison and Social Death (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
Prison and Social Death (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
by Joshua M. Price
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The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation in the world. To be sentenced to prison is to face systematic violence, humiliation, and, perhaps worst of all, separation from family and community. It is, to borrow Orlando... (read more)

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Prison and Social Death (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
Prison and Social Death (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
by Joshua M. Price
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The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation in the world. To be sentenced to prison is to face systematic violence, humiliation, and, perhaps worst of all, separation from family and community. It is, to borrow Orlando... (read more)

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The Ferguson Report: Department of Justice Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
The Ferguson Report: Department of Justice Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
by Theodore M. (int) Shaw
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On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative... (read more)

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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
by Philip Gourevitch
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"I urge everyone to read this book. The cover shows a picture of serenity, a scene from the beach of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. The landscape is devoid of human beings and an empty chair sits on the sand. The title in red stands out starkly from this backdrop.... (read more)

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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
by Jill Leovy
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The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom. More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of... (read more)

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Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice
Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice
by Adam Benforado
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Adam Benforado is an associate professor of law at Drexel University. A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, he served as a federal appellate law clerk and an attorney at Jenner & Block. He has published numerous scholarly articles, and... (read more)

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Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism
Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism
by Robert W. Taylor
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This text uses a conversational tone to the writing designed to convey complex technical issues as understandable concepts.   Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, 3e, is written in a user-friendly fashion, designed to be understandable by even the... (read more)

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Inside the Criminal Mind
Inside the Criminal Mind
by Stanton Samenow
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The Basic Myths About Criminals IN NEARLY A HALF-CENTURY, little has changed in terms of deeply ingrained beliefs about the causes of crime. In the classic, still often performed, 1957 musical West Side Story, Stephen Sondheim parodied what then was the... (read more)

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The Collapse of American Criminal Justice
The Collapse of American Criminal Justice
by William J Stuntz
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William J. Stuntz was Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard University. Harvard... (read more)

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Sense and Nonsense about Crime, Drugs, and Communities
Sense and Nonsense about Crime, Drugs, and Communities
by Samuel Walker
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Samuel Walker's SENSE AND NONSENSE ABOUT CRIME, DRUGS, AND COMMUNITIES was one of the first books to challenge common misconceptions about crime, and the new Eighth Edition remains uniquely effective at doing so. Described as a "masterful critique" of... (read more)

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Lethal Passage: The Story of a Gun
Lethal Passage: The Story of a Gun
by Erik Larson
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US"Larson takes us past the absurd myths, past the numbing statistics, and into the face of reality.... Journalism at its highest." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review "An artful slice of the story of what may be the greatest shame we as a... (read more)

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Opium Nation (11 Edition)
Opium Nation (11 Edition)
by Fariba Nawa
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When veteran reporter Fariba Nawa returned home to Afghanistan—the nation she had fled as a child with her family during the Soviet invasion nearly twenty years earlier—she discovered a fractured country transformed by a multibillion... (read more)

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Criminalisation of the State in Africa (99 Edition)
Criminalisation of the State in Africa (99 Edition)
by Jean-francois Bayart
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The growth of fraud and smuggling on a major scale, the plundering of natural resources, the privatisation of state institutions, the development of an economy of plunder, the growth of private armies--all of these features of public life in Africa... (read more)

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Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship (Chicago Series in Law and Society)
Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship (Chicago Series in Law and Society)
by Charles R. Epp
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In sheer numbers, no form of government control comes close to the police stop. Each year, twelve percent of drivers in the United States are stopped by the police, and the figure is almost double among racial minorities. Police stops are among the most... (read more)

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Sex, Lies, and Handwriting: A Top Expert Reveals the Secrets Hidden in Your Handwriting
Sex, Lies, and Handwriting: A Top Expert Reveals the Secrets Hidden in Your Handwriting
by Michelle Dresbold
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Michelle Dresbold, a graduate of the United States Secret Service's Advanced Document Examination training program, is considered one of the top experts in the nation on handwriting identification, personality profiling, and threat analysis. She consults... (read more)

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