E-Book recomendations from the Librarians at the TWU Blagg-Huey Library
SELECTIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Jimmie Lyn Harris, TWU librarian and subject specialist in Criminal Justice, suggests the e-book titles below for Criminal Justice students and faculty, and others interested in the discipline.
Ms. Harris is available for questions, research consultations and class instruction. She can be reached at 940/898-3740 or JHarris@twu.edu.
Clicking on any title will take you to the TWU catalog listing for that e-book.
Crimes of Power and States of Impunity : The U.S. Response to Terror by Michael Welch
9/11 changed everything, including the configuration of power situated at the core of the executive branch of the U.S. government. In Crimes of Power, Welch takes a close look at the key historical, political and economic forces shaping the country's response to terror.
Changing Lives : Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy
by Peter W. Greenwood
One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. In Changing Lives, Greenwood reveals the discovery of a wide array of innovative interventions in this area, and explores risk factor-criminal behavior connections.
Marked : Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration by Devah Pager
The product of an innovative field experiment, Marked gives us a glimpse into the tremendous difficulties facing ex-offenders in the job market. Using scholarly as well as field research, Pager vividly captures the ongoing stigma of incarceration.
Securing Rights for Victims : A Process Evaluation of the National Crime Victim Law Institute's Victims' Rights Clinics by Robert C. Davis, James M. Anderson, Julie Whitman and Susan Howley
Raising awareness of victims' rights in the U.S. justice system, Securing Rights delves into issues such as victim standing, the rights to be consulted and heard, and the right to privacy.
The World and Darfur : International Response to Crimes Against Humanity in Western Sudan edited by Amanda Grzyb
This updated edition brings together genocide scholars from a wide range of disciplines (including social history, art history, military history, African studies and literature) to provide a cohesive look at the international response to the crimes against humanity that comprise the Darfur crisis.
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