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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

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

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

Disorderly People

Law and the Politics of Exclusion in Ontario

The Ontario Safe Streets Act is the first modern provincial law to prohibit a wide range of begging and squeegee work in public space. This Act is representative of a much wider set of reforms … ; 121 View

Gender, Law & Justice

A Custom Texbook compiled for Emily van der Meulen, Department of Criminology, Ryerson University

Gender, Law and Justice explores feminist theoretical frameworks and gendered experiences of Canadian law and the criminal justice system. Taken together, the authors advance an intersectional … 454 View

Manufacturing Guilt

Second Edition

Manufacturing Guilt, 2nd edition, updates the cases presented in the first edition and includes two new chapters: one concerning the case of James Driskell and another regarding Dr. Charles … ; 176 View

Perils and Possibilities

Social Activism and the Law

This book argues that law is a political resource that carries with it both opportunities and dangers for social activists. As such, activist groups must carefully navigate the contradictions … 157 View

The Power to Criminalize

Violence, Inequality and the Law

Law’s power to criminalize–to turn a person into a criminal–is formidable. Traditional legal doctrine argues that law dispenses justice in an impartial and unbiased fashion. … ; 199 View
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Of Crime Waves and Crime Tsunamis

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