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Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance : Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance - Jeffrey T. Ulmer

Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance

Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance

By: Jeffrey T. Ulmer (Editor)

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Published: 20th December 2000
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Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance is an annual series of volumes that publishes scholarly work in criminology and criminal justice studies, sociology of law, and the sociology of deviance and social control. These are very broad topics, and the series reflects this breadth. The series includes theoretical contributions, critical reviews of literature, empirical research, and methodological innovations. The series especially showcases "big picture" pieces that review and critically reconceptualize what is known and what remains to be understood about broad directions of research and theorizing about crime, justice, law, deviance, and social control. In addition, the series showcases a diversity of methodological approaches.
Volume 2 demonstrates such methodological diversity by presenting quantitative studies, ethnographies and discourse analyses. Through an application of these methodologies, the authors examine sanctions, crime and fear and legal and social control organizations and processes. The volume concludes with four chapters contributing to theory development.

List of Contributors
Preface
Thanks to Reviewers
Quantitative Studies of Sanctions, Crime and Fear
When does race matter? An analysis of conditions under which race affects sentence severity
Implications of ghetto-related behavior for a community and crime model: defining the process of cultural attenuation
Policing, Culture and fear of crime in the Korean American community
Ethnographies of Legal and Social Control Organizations
Markets for legal services and the rise of franchise law firms
Transformation of the oral tradition of the police subculture through the introduction of information technology
A duty to kill: an occupational perspective from the front lines of a killing institution
Discursive Analyses of Legal and Social Control Processes
Legitimating murder? An analysis of newspaper coverage of violence at abortion clinics
Reading Prisons: a metaphoric-organizational approach
Impeachment work in the Menendez brothers' murder trial: the interactional achievement of facticity, credibility and accountability
Contributions to Theory Development
Deficiencies in the sociology of sex work
Crime in high places: a criminological perspective on the Clinton case
Beyond black and white: ethnoviolence between oppressed groups
Explaining violence, substance abuse and persistent violence among men: elaborating a side-by-side integrative model of four theoretical perspectives
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ISBN: 9780762306800
ISBN-10: 0762306807
Series: Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 20th December 2000
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.68