Politics of Injustice Crime and Punishment in America

ISBN-10: 0761929940

ISBN-13: 9780761929949

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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Examining the role of crime in American politics and culture, this edition provides a better understanding of the nature of crime and punishment in America, as well as the cultural and political contexts in which they occur. The book will be of interest to criminology students.
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List price: $77.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Katherine Beckett is Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Law, Societies, and Justice program at the University of Washington. Her research and teaching focus on the politics of crime, punishment, and social control. She is the author of Making Crime Pay and The Politics of Injustice. Steve Herbert is Professor in the Department of Geography and the Law, Societies, and Justice program at the University of Washington. His research and teaching focus on the legal regulation of space, especially as practiced by the uniformed police. He is the author of Policing Space and Citizens, Cops, and Power.

Theodore Sasson, Ph.D., is Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College, where he teaches courses in criminology, political sociology, social theory, and media studies. He has also taught sociology and criminology at Northeastern University, Boston College, and the University of Southern Maine. He is the author of Crime Talk: How Citizens Construct a Social Problem (1995), as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters.

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