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Crime, Law, and Justice Studies

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Collins Library, like most academic libraries in the United States, uses Library of Congress Subject Headings to describe the content of books. In many ways, subject headings are a form of tagging, in that they represent the content of the material and provide ways for you to efficiently locate more materials that are conceptually related.  Here is a sampling of relevant subject headings:

Children of prisoners -- United States 

Criminal justice, administration of -- Moral and ethical aspects 

Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States

Discrimination in juvenile justice administration -- United States

Discrimination in law enforcement -- United States

Imprisonment -- United States -- History

Prisoners -- Education (Higher) -- United States

Prison-Industrial complex -- United States

Prison abolition movements

Prisons -- Design and construction

Restorative justice 

Women prisoners -- Abuse of -- United States

Women prisoners -- United States