While the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2020 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, UC Press is committed to sharing the latest research in Criminology & Criminal Justice. Although we are unable to see you in person, we are honoring the 40% conference discount on all Criminology & Criminal Justice titles. Enter promo code 19E7874 at checkout.
In recognition of the impact of Covid-19 on campus instruction and the rise of unplanned distance learning, we are pleased to make all of our online journals content free to all through June 2020, including full access to the New Criminal Law Review and the Federal Sentencing Reporter. Browse our full list of journals.
Highlights from our Criminology & Criminal Justice list include new releases Prison Truth: The Story of the San Quentin News by William J. Drummond, which tells the story of how prisoners transformed the prison climate into an environment that fostered positive change in inmates’ lives. Yesterday’s Monsters: The Manson Family Cases and the Illusion of Parole by Hadar Aviram invites readers into the opaque world of the California parole process through nearly fifty years of parole hearing transcripts as well as interviews and archival materials.
Forthcoming in May, The Feminist War on Crime: The Unexpected Role of Women’s Liberation in Mass Incarceration by Aya Gruber documents the failure of the state to combat sexual and domestic violence through law and punishment. Sarah Beth Kaufman’s American Roulette: The Social Logic of Death Penalty Sentencing Trials takes readers inside capital trials across the United States and draws on years of ethnographic and documentary research, including hundreds of hours of courtroom observation in seven states, interviews, and analyses of newspaper coverage.