By Professor Dee Cook
Felony and Social Justice presents a tremendous perception into the connection among social inequality, crime, and criminalization. during this obtainable and cutting edge account, Dee cook dinner examines the character of the connection among felony and social justice - either in conception and in perform. present social, monetary, political, and cultural issues are delivered to endure, and modern examples are used all through to aid the scholar to contemplate this courting.
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Criminal and Social Justice by Professor Dee Cook