Criminology

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(Ab)Using Power

The Canadian Experience

This book represents the first systematic effort in this country to integrate a variety of topics related to power abuse into a single collection. Each essay has been chosen on the strength of … ; ; 287 View

An Ideal Prison?

Critical Essays on Women's Imprisonment in Canada

In a series of critical essays, the contributors stimulate reflection and discussion. They explore the effects of punishment and penality on women’s lives, the impact of feminist reforms on the … ; 168 View

Anatomy of Criminal Procedure

A Visual Guide to the Law

The Anatomy of Criminal Procedure: A Visual Guide to the Law illustrates the law of criminal procedure through nearly seventy annotated charts and diagrams. Across the whole criminal process … ; 435 View

Beyond Criminology

Taking Harm Seriously

Beyond Criminology is an innovative, groundbreaking critique of conventional criminological approaches to social issues. The contributors make a broad analysis of social harm by examining the … ; ; 342 View
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Canadian Policing

Why and How It Must Change

Canadian Policing: Why and How It Must Change is a comprehensive and critical examination of Canadian policing from its colonial origins to its response to the February 2022 blockades and … 276 View
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Child Victims in Canada’s Justice System

Child Victims in Canada’s Justice System is a thoroughly researched resource that will be useful for anyone working with or establishing public policy with respect to children who have … ; ; 228 View

Colonial Systems of Control

Criminal Justice in Nigeria

A pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African prison. Chapters by … 535 View

Coming Back to Jail

Women, Trauma, and Criminalization

Drawing on the stories of forty-two incarcerated women, Coming Back to Jail broadens the focus to examine the role of trauma in the women’s lives. Resisting the popular move to understand … 272 View

Conflict Is Not Abuse

Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between … 304 View

Constructing Danger

Emotions and the Mis/Representation of Crime in the News, Second Edition

Crime reporting is often thought to be simply an objective and factual description of an event. In Constructing Danger Chris McCormick argues that crime is more than simply reported: it is … 240 View
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Corporate Rules

The Real World of Business Regulation in Canada

This book offers documentation for the first time of how corporations have captured Canadian government agencies set up to protect the public. Twenty-one authors, experts in their fields, … 328 View

Criminalizing Race, Criminalizing Poverty

Welfare Fraud Enforcement in Canada

The criminalization and penalization of poverty through increased surveillance and control of welfare recipients in recent years has led many poverty advocates to claim that “a war against … ; 102 View

Criminalizing Women

Gender and (In)justice in Neo-Liberal Times, 2nd Edition

Criminalizing Women introduces readers to the key issues addressed by feminists engaged in criminology research over the past four decades. Chapters explore how narratives that construct women as … ; 391 View
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Crisis in Canada’s Policing

Why Change is So Hard, and How We Can Get Real Reform in our Police Forces

In the summer of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic surged, millions gathered across Canada and the United States to protest violence and racism in policing sparked by the murder of George Floyd at … ; 224 View

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response is the first Canadian resource of its kind to effectively address the role of crime within this increasingly digitally dependent age and networked … 305 View