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Before the Badge: How Academy Training Shapes Police Violence By Samantha J. Simon Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781479813278
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Published: New York University Press - March 5th, 2024

An inside look at how police officers are trained to perpetuate state violence


The Serial Killer's Apprentice By Katherine Ramsland, Tracy Ullman Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781613164952
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Published: Crime Ink - April 16th, 2024

A psychological examination of the blurred line between victim and accomplice—and how a killer can be created


Death Row Welcomes You: Visiting Hours in the Shadow of the Execution Chamber By Steven Hale Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781612199283
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Published: Melville House - March 26th, 2024

In the vein of Waiting for an Echo and Dead Man Walking, a deeply immersive look at justice in America, told through the interwoven lives of condemned prisoners and the men and women who come to visit them . . .


The Varieties of Suicidal Experience: A New Theory of Suicidal Violence (Psychology and Crime) By Thomas Joiner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781479823475
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Published: New York University Press - February 13th, 2024

Argues that a range of behaviors such as murder-suicide, terrorism, and mass shootings are better understood as motivated by suicidal impulses than by homicidal ones


Abolition: Politics, Practices, Promises, Vol. 1 By Angela Y. Davis Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642599640
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Published: Haymarket Books - January 30th, 2024

A major collection of essays and speeches from pioneering freedom fighter Angela Y. Davis


Inside Knowledge: Incarcerated People on the Failures of the American Prison By Doran Larson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781479818006
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Published: New York University Press - January 9th, 2024

A powerful critique of mass incarceration by the people who have experienced it


Children of the State: Stories of Survival and Hope in the Juvenile Justice System By Jeff Hobbs Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982116378
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Published: Scribner - January 2nd, 2024

From the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace comes “an eye-opening, fully humanizing, deeply affecting look at the often-misunderstood juvenile justice system and its inhabitants—young people of earnestness, disappointment, hope, and resilience” (Booklist, starred review).

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Walk the Walk: How Three Police Chiefs Defied the Odds and Changed Cop Culture By Neil Gross Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250871848
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Published: Metropolitan Books - March 26th, 2024

From “one of the most interesting sociologists of his generation” and a former cop, the story of three departments and their struggle to change aggressive police culture and achieve what Americans want: fair, humane, and effective policing.


What Kind of Bird Can't Fly: A Memoir of Resilience and Resurrection By Dorsey Nunn, Lee Romney (With), Michelle Alexander (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Dorsey Nunn, Lee Romney (With), Michelle Alexander (Foreword by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781597146326
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Published: Heyday Books - April 30th, 2024

A decade behind bars spurs fifty powerful years of political and legal battles for freedom and human rights.

"Dorsey Nunn is one of the grand love warriors and freedom fighters of his generation Don't miss his powerful and poignant story of tragedy and triumph " --Cornel West


Unsettling Colonial Automobilities: Criminalisation and Contested Sovereignties By Thalia Anthony, Juanita Sherwood, Harry Blagg Cover Image
$110.00
ISBN: 9781800710832
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Published: Emerald Publishing Limited - December 14th, 2023

Unsettling Colonial Automobilities explores the vehicle's role in imposing colonialism on Indigenous people and proposes an Indigenous automobility that reclaims sovereignty over place and centricity.


Media and Feminist Protest in Iran: My Camera Is My Weapon By Layla May Cover Image
$129.99
ISBN: 9783031448607
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - January 26th, 2024

Routledge Handbook of Homicide Studies (Routledge International Handbooks) By Kyle A. Burgason (Editor), Matt Delisi (Editor) Cover Image
By Kyle A. Burgason (Editor), Matt Delisi (Editor)
$270.00
ISBN: 9781032505305
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Published: Routledge - February 28th, 2024

This book comprehensively examines the topic of homicide from a diverse collection of perspectives and backgrounds. It brings together original contributions on homicide, with a focus on the broad range of impacts of homicide from a multitude of disciplines that evaluate and examine homicide in actual practice and theory.