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Police Interrogation and American Justice

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674035317

Publication Date: 09/30/2009

Short

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Police Interrogation and the American Adversary System
  • 2. The Third Degree
  • 3. Professionalizing Police Interrogation
  • 4. The Structure and Psychology of Police Interrogation
  • 5. Constructing Culpability
  • 6. False Confessions
  • 7. Miscarriages of Justice
  • 8. Policy Directions
  • Conclusion
  • References

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Outstanding Book Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • 2010 Edwin H. Sutherland Outstanding Scholarship Award, Law and Society Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems
  • Co-Winner, 2009 Herbert Jacob Book Prize, Law and Society Association
  • Honorable Mention, 2009 Distinguished Scholarship Award, Pacific Sociological Association
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