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  1. Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do
    The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in a Free Society

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
  2. Analysis finds crime stories dominate Los Angeles newscasts
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
  3. Beyond Sovereignty
    Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of governance bodies.
  4. Biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Giannina Segnini discusses her bribery investigations that helped put two former presidents of Costa Rica in jail, and offers advice to aspiring investigative journalists.
  5. Blame the victim instead
    Resource Type: Article
    Blaming the victims of sexual assault.
  6. Bowling Alone
    The Collapse and Revival of American Community

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the contradictory, to give a complete look at trends of community involvement and how increased social capital can benefit everybody.
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 2 - July 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  8. Canadian 'Pardons' No More
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    As a result of Bill C-10, the changes to the Criminal Records Act (CRA) have now come into effect. Specifically, the Pardon's program name, eligibility requirements and waiting periods, have been changed.
  9. The Central Park Five - review
    Against The Current vol. 162

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A review of 'The Central Park Five', a documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon.
  10. The Common Good
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
  11. Companies that cooperate with dictatorships must be sanctioned
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal cooperation that exists between many western companies, especially those operating in the new technology area, and authoritarian regimes.
  12. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  13. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  14. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  15. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  16. Converse
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    The role of church people in the correctional system.
  17. Crime
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1978
  18. Crime and Criminals
    Address to the Prisoners in the Chicago Jail

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1902
    So long as big criminals can get the coal fields, so long as the big criminals have control of the city council and get the public streets for street cars and gas rights, this is bound to send thousands of poor people to jail. So long as men are allowed to monopolize all the earth, and compel others to live on such terms as these men see fit to make, then you are bound to get into jail.
  19. Crime and Punishment in America
    Why the Solutions to America's Most Stubborn Social Crisis Have Not Worked... and What Will

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Currie explores why being 'tough on crime' will only serve to exacerbate the problem.
  20. Crimes and Punishment (or Not)
    Manning Get's Slammed; A Mass-Murderer Got Sprung

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    William Laws Calley, a second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, was convicted of slaughtering 22 innocent men, women and children, including babies, during a day-long slaughterfest in which he and his men massacred over 500 unarmed Vietnamese.
  21. Criminal Law & Crime Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to criminal law and crime in the Sources directory for the media.
  22. The Crisis of Color and Democracy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Essays attacking racist sterotypes and cynical arguments which America's national leaders use to obscure both the roots of today's social problems and their solutions.
  23. Democracy for the Few
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and why? Who pays and in what ways. These are the central questions investigated in this book.
  24. Drug War-Related Homicides In The US Average At Least 1,100 a Year
    Full Extent of Carnage Unknowable Because US Government Doesn't Track Violent Crime Linked To The War On Drugs

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The stubborn resistance against entertaining any other options beyond a fundamentalist adherence to prohibition for dealing with drug use in the United States is cloaked in an arrogant denial of the human costs of the drug war and the possibility that ending it would lead to less, not more, death. The US, by some estimates now spends about $40 billion a year at home and abroad waging its war on drugs and has imprisoned currently up to 400,000 people on drug-related charges — the vast majority of them nonviolent offenders.
  25. The Drugs Myth
    Why the Drug Wars Must Stop

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Coleman presents medical evidence that the most dangerous and life-threatening drugs are legal, while the banned drugs are comparatively harmless.
  26. Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice
    Resource Type: Book
  27. The Growth Illusion
    How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national income consumes more resources than it creates on a sustainable basis. In other words, these economies are running backwards and making their citizens worse off.
  28. Lenny Hochberg - Hochberg, MacGregor LL.B.
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  29. IFJ Blasts Authorities over Failure to Stop Killings of Journalists after Veteran Murder in Mexico
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today blamed the Mexican authorities for failing to tackle the killings of journalists following the murder of veteran journalist, Eliseo BarrA#n Laguna, who worked for La OpiniA#n.
  30. In Russian and French Prisons
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Kropotkin's criticism of the penal system, and an inside look into the horrors and realities of what life in prison entails.
  31. Inside Halden, the most humane prison in the world
    Amelia Gentleman visits Halden, the high-security jail in Norway

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    A look into the flagship prison of Norway, where recidivism after two years is only 20%, and the focus is on rehabilitation rather than punishment.
  32. Keeping the Rabble in Line
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
  33. Latest FOCALPoint is out! Focus on the Brazilian presidential elections, crime in Jamaica and youth violence in Central America.
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    The September edition of FOCALPoint focuses on the Brazilian presidential elections, crime in Jamaica, youth violence in Central America and mining in Peru, among other issues.
  34. The Maul and the Pear Tree
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
  35. Media Think
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diverse perspectives on events and issues, the media portray an increasingly dogmatic and orthodox corporate picture of the world around us. The consistency with which they do this has its consequent, intended effect on public opinion and policy formation.
  36. Mexican crime reporter abducted and slain in Durango State
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was found murdered Monday night, according local news reports, after reportedly being abducted from a street in the Mexican city of Durango that morning.
  37. Mexican journalist who covered police is abducted and killed
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Authorities found the body of a journalist who covered the police beat in northern Mexico after he was abducted from his house on Monday night, according to Mexican news reports.
  38. New Internationalist
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
  39. Paradise Lost at Sea
    Rethinking Cruise Vacations

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    Klein's book looks at the hidden realities of cruise ships. The cruise lines prefers to keep some of the ugly truths from media scrutiny: cruise ship safety, sexual assaults, onboard crime and injury and death from accidents at sea. He also questions their claims of environmental protection and its impact on local communities to protect their marine nature. Further exposed are the health risks and medical care and the dark side of life below deck. He concludes by summarizing the issues and challenges that must be faced by all who use curise ships.
  40. Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  41. The Perfect Crime
    and how to commit it

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
  42. Prison Abolition & Alternatives
    Nine Perspectives for Prison Abolitionists

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    A argument for the abolition of prisons and a discussion of alternatives.
  43. Radical Digressions 4
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2008
  44. Raids and Reconstructions
    Essays on Politics, Crime, and Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    A collection of essays on culture and poltics.
  45. The RCMP vs. the People
    Inside Canada's Security Service

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1979
    An examination of the RCMP's Security Service and its abuses of power.
  46. Red Emma Speaks
    Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
  47. Reverse Robin Hood: Six Billion Dollar Businesses Preying on Poor People
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Many see families in poverty and seek to help. Others see families in poverty and see opportunities for profit. Here are six examples of billion dollar industries which are built on separating poor people, especially people of colour, from their money, the reverse Robin Hood.
  48. Secrets, Lies and Democracy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Noam Chomsky interviewed by David Barsamian.
  49. Shadow boxing in the drug ring
    Resource Type: Article
    The "war on drugs" and its simplistic nature.
  50. The Socialist Register 1982
    Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  51. Sources welcomes Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) is a Canadian-based institution dedicated to making international peace operations more effective through research, education and training, and capacity development.
  52. The State of the World Atlas
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
  53. The Suburban Nation
    The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    The choice is ours: either a society of homogeneous pieces, isolated from one another in often fortified enclaves, or a society of diverse and memorable neighbourhoods, organized into mutually supportive towns, cities and regions.
  54. Thinking Outside the Box
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
    Ignoring racism on the grounds that all citizens are equal and hence that racial or cultural differences are immaterial is clearly unacceptable. But so is labelling individuals by race, culture or faith and creating conflicts by institutionalising such differences in public policy.
  55. Too Few To Count
    Canadian Women in Conflict with the Law

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  56. Towns for People
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Examines the pressures, lifestyle changes, and social factors that contributed to the decline in urban public life in the late 20th century.
  57. University of Winnipeg
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization

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