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About Criminals A View of the Offenders' World

ISBN-10: 1412999448
ISBN-13: 9781412999441
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Mark R. Pogrebin
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Mark R. Pogrebin is a Professor and Director of Criminal Justice in the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado at Denver. He has conducted numerous field studies in the areas of police undercover work, tragic events, Afro-American policewomen, emotion management, women jailers, psychotherapists' deviant behavior with clients, women in prison and on parole, and the strategic uses of humor among police. He has published three books and numerous journal articles and has had over twenty of his publications reprinted in anthologies.nbsp; Professor Pogrebin has his M.A. from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. A nationally-recognized authority in the field of criminal justice, Dr. Pogrebin held faculty positions at Florida State University and the University of Iowa prior to joining SPA in 1976. His present interests lie in the areas of criminology and penology, sociology of law and organizations, administration of justice, deviant behavior, and qualitative research methods.

Introduction
Property Crimes
Understanding Adolescent Property Crime Using a Delinquent Events Perspective
Street Life and the Rewards of Auto Theft, by Heith Copes
Gender, Social Networks, and Residential Burglary
Violent Crimes
Retrospective Accounts of Violent Events by Gun Offenders
Dubs and Dees, Beats and Rims: Carjackers and Urban Violence
Gangstas, Thugs and Hustlas: Identity and the Code of the Street in Rap Music
Sex Crimes
Street Smarts and Urban Myths: Women, Sex Work, and the Role of Storytelling in Risk Reduction and Rationalization
Accounts of Professional Misdeeds: The Sexual Exploitation of Clients by Psychotherapists
Constructing Coercion: The Organization of Sexual Assault
Gangs and Crime
From Punk Kids to Public Enemy Number One
Gang-Related Gun Violence: Socialization, Identity, and Self
Young Mother (in the) Hood: Gang Girls��� Negotiation of New Identities
White Collar���Occupational Crime
Dialing for Dollars: Opportunities, Justifications, and Telemarketing Fraud
Understanding Identity Theft: Offenders��� Accounts of their Lives and Crimes
Transferring Subcultural Knowledge On-Line: Practices and Beliefs of Persistent Digital Pirates
Drugs and Crime
Cooks are like Gods: Hierarchies in Methamphetamine-Producing Groups
We Weren���t Like no Regular Dope Fiends: Negotiating Hustler and Crackhead Identities
Writing Against the Image of the Monstrous Crack Mother
Gender and Crime
Moving Beyond Stereotypes: Women���s Subjective Accounts of their Violent Crime
The Work of Sex Work: Elite Prostitutes��� Vocational Orientations and Experiences
Mothering, Crime and Incarceration
Support Systems and Crime
The Familial Relationships of Former Prisoners: Examining the Link Between Residence and Informal Support Mechanisms
On the Ropes: Londa and Derek
Leaving the Streets: Transformation of Prostitute Identity within the Prostitution Rehabilitation Program
Me and the Law is not Friends�Ǡ: How Former Prisoners Make Sense of Reentry
The Love of a Good Man? Romantic Relationships as a Source of Support or Hindrance of Female Ex-Offenders

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