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Criminal to Critic

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Informationen zum Autor James E. Palombo is adjunct faculty in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Nevada! Las Ve... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor James E. Palombo is adjunct faculty in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Nevada! Las Vegas. Randall G. Shelden is professor of criminal justice at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Klappentext This autobiographical discourse traces the experiences of James Palombo from drug-dealing wise-guy and convict to social worker, professor, and world traveler. Along the way, and through his struggles, Palombo speaks to a variety of important issues relative to America-a country he sees as often at odds with its own identity. Combined with the research of Randall Shelden, Criminal to Critic raises significant and timely thoughts, ultimately serving as a bridge between academic and public audiences in encouraging a dialogue imperative to today's need for a more unified and civic-minded society. Zusammenfassung This is the true story of James Palombo who! via his transition from drug-dealing wise-guy and convict to social worker! professor! and world traveler! has come to understand the American experiment. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I Chapter 3 Jail Chapter 4 Prison Chapter 5 The New Place Chapter 6 Getting Out Part 7 Part II Chapter 8 Getting On Part 9 Part III Chapter 10 Becoming an Academic Chapter 11 Career Developments in California Chapter 12 A Move to New York Part 13 Part IV Chapter 14 The European Experience Chapter 15 The Far East Part 16 Part V Chapter 17 Europe and the Middle East Chapter 18 Returning to the Scene of the Crime Part 19 Part VI Chapter 20 Conclusion: Rethinking America Chapter 21 Afterword

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This autobiographical discourse traces the experiences of James Palombo from drug-dealing wise-guy and convict to social worker, professor, and world traveler. Along the way, and through his struggles, Palombo speaks to a variety of important issues relative to America-a country he sees as often at odds with its own identity. Combined with the research of Randall Shelden, Criminal to Critic raises significant and timely thoughts, ultimately serving as a bridge between academic and public audiences in encouraging a dialogue imperative to today's need for a more unified and civic-minded society.



Résumé
This is the true story of James Palombo who, via his transition from drug-dealing wise-guy and convict to social worker, professor, and world traveler, has come to understand the American experiment.

Contenu

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I Chapter 3 Jail Chapter 4 Prison Chapter 5 The New Place Chapter 6 Getting Out Part 7 Part II Chapter 8 Getting On Part 9 Part III Chapter 10 Becoming an Academic Chapter 11 Career Developments in California Chapter 12 A Move to New York Part 13 Part IV Chapter 14 The European Experience Chapter 15 The Far East Part 16 Part V Chapter 17 Europe and the Middle East Chapter 18 Returning to the Scene of the Crime Part 19 Part VI Chapter 20 Conclusion: Rethinking America Chapter 21 Afterword

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Criminal to Critic
Sous-titre: Reflections amid the American Experiment
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Code EAN: 9780739129098
ISBN: 0739129090
Format: Livre Relié
nombre de pages: 256
Poids: 551g
Taille: H235mm x B157mm x T19mm
Année: 2008