Books tagged: law and society

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Strategies of Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Law School 20|20
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
Law School 20|20 is a modern, all-encompassing guide for law school applicants, students, and graduates. It addresses all aspects of getting into law school, succeeding in law school, and choosing the career path that's right for you. "20|20" refers to the book's unique take on legal education and training, giving you a clear and unfettered view of law school and the job search, warts and all.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Nonprofit Animal Law
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 340,670. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides
An animal law text book and guide for lawyers who volunteer for and represent animal-related nonprofit organizations. Over 100 legal topics affecting animal shelters, animal rescues, animal sanctuaries, animal welfare groups, and animal rights groups. Animal rights and Nonprofit lawyer Russ Mead explores contemporary legal issues facing the nonprofit animal community.
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
God’s Ten Commandments: Yesterday Today Forever
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics
(Excerpted from the book) God gave man Ten Commandments. Every one of them is vital, in all ages. For only by observing them can man live a full life each week; maintain a happy marriage; and function well in his home, his job, and even in the world internationally.
Forensic Interviewing of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Interviewing children who have been sexually abused requires sensitive interviewers and an interview structure that fits children’s level of development. Sensitivity is important because most children who have experienced child sexual abuse are traumatized and the interview itself can be stressful. This article describes an interview used to gather evidence for court cases.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.