eBook Talking Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1136184783
  • ISBN-13: 9781136184789
  • DDC: 364.01
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This book studies the language used in criminal justice discourse as causal and inherently political, examining the ideology that underlines such topics as innocent victim', tough on crime' and evil.'

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: The Sociology of Language of Justice.
2: A History of Language of Justice Research.
3: The Meaning of “Tough on Crime”.
4: An Ethnography of “Innocent Victim” Language.
5: Delineating the “evil,” “criminal” Other.
6: Talking Justice Interviews with Justice Workers.
7: Language of Justice as Critical Criminology.
Notes.
References.
Index.