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July

At The Cross: Race, Religion, & Citizenship in the Politics of the Death PenaltyAt The Cross: Race, Religion, & Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty
Author: Melynda J. Price
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2015. 232p.
Reviewer: Whitley Kaufman | July 2015

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Decoding Albanian Organized Crime: Culture, Politics, and GlobalizationDecoding Albanian Organized Crime: Culture, Politics, and Globalization
Author: Jana Arsovska
Publisher: Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015. 312p.
Reviewer: Dwight C. Smith, Jr. | July 2015

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Immigration Outside the Law Immigration Outside the Law
Author: Hiroshi Motomura
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 360p.
Reviewer: Gabriel J. Chin | July 2015

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Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and CanadaDisability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada
Editors: Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman, and Allison C. Carey
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 316p.
Reviewer: Beth A. Easterling | July 2015

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Citizen Convicts: Prisoners, Politics and the VoteCitizen Convicts: Prisoners, Politics and the Vote
Author: Cormac Behan
Publisher: Manchester, UK; New York: Manchester University Press, 2014. 214p.
Reviewer: Mary Sigler | July 2015

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Reintegrative Justice in Practice: The Informal Management of Crime in an Island CommunityReintegrative Justice in Practice: The Informal Management of Crime in an Island Community
Authors: Helen Miles and Peter Raynor
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 244p.
Reviewer: Kerry Clamp | July 2015

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Black Men, Invisibility and Crime towards a Critical Race Theory of DesistanceBlack Men, Invisibility and Crime towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance
Author: Martin Glynn
Publisher: Routledge Press, London, 2014. 200p.
Reviewer: James D. Unnever | July 2015

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Blood Runs Green: The Murder That Transfixed Gilded Age ChicagoBlood Runs Green: The Murder That Transfixed Gilded Age Chicago
Author: Gillian O’Brien
Publisher: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 320p.
Reviewer: David J. Bodenhamer | July 2015

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The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards AbolitionThe Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition
Author: Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 252p.
Reviewer: Andrew Novak | July 2015

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Financial Crime and Gambling in a Virtual World: A New Frontier in CybercrimeFinancial Crime and Gambling in a Virtual World: A New Frontier in Cybercrime
Authors: Clare Chambers-Jones and Henry Hillman
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2014. 208p.
Reviewer: Graham Brooks | July 2015

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Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New YorkPolice Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York
Author: Cathy Lisa Schneider
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 312p.
Reviewer: P.A.J. Waddington | July 2015

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Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality
Author: Soo Ah Kwon
Publisher: Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2013. 169p.
Reviewer: Michael B. Greene | July 2015

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May

Emotions, Decision-Making and Mass Atrocities: Through the Lens of the Macro-Micro Integrated Theoretical ModelEmotions, Decision-Making and Mass Atrocities: Through the Lens of the Macro-Micro Integrated Theoretical Model
Author: Olaoluwa Olusanya
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 143p.
Reviewer: Jonathan Leader Maynard | May 2015

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Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United StatesLife Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States
Author: Denise Brennan
Publisher: Durham, NC; Duke University Press Books, 2014. 304p.
Reviewer: Kimberly M. Pitts | May 2015

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Sick Justice: Inside the American GulagSick Justice: Inside the American Gulag
Author: Ivan G. Goldman
Publisher: Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2013. 256p.
Reviewer: Michael Welch | May 2015

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Survivors of Slavery: Modern-Day Slave Narratives Survivors of Slavery: Modern-Day Slave Narratives
Author: Laura T. Murphy
Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 344p.
Reviewer: Anne Johnston | May 2015

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When the Innocent are Punished: The Children of Imprisoned ParentsWhen the Innocent are Punished: The Children of Imprisoned Parents
Author: Peter Scharff Smith
Publisher: Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 312p.
Reviewer: Kristin Turney | May 2015

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Domestic Intimacies: Incest and the Liberal Subject in Nineteenth-Century AmericaDomestic Intimacies: Incest and the Liberal Subject in Nineteenth-Century America
Author: Brian Connolly
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 304p.
Reviewer: Gillian Harkins | May 2015

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Renegade Dreams: Living through Injury in Gangland ChicagoRenegade Dreams: Living through Injury in Gangland Chicago
Author: Laurence Ralph
Publisher: Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 256p.
Reviewer: Tim Delaney | May 2015

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Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty
Author: Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier.
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 448p.
 Reviewer: James R. Acker | May 2015

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Africa and the Future of International Criminal JusticeAfrica and the Future of International Criminal Justice
Editor: Vincent O. Nhemielle
Publisher: The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2012. 488p.
Reviewer: Kawu Bala | May 2015

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Applied Police Research: Challenges and OpportunitiesApplied Police Research: Challenges and Opportunities
Editors: Ella Cockbain and Johannes Knutsson
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2014. 176p.
Reviewer: Michael S. Scott | May 2015

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State Crime and ResistanceState Crime and Resistance
Editors: Elizabeth Stanley and Jude McCulloch
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2012. 242p.
Reviewer: Victoria Ellen Collins | May 2015

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Global Gangs: Street Violence Across the WorldGlobal Gangs: Street Violence Across the World
Editors: Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. 312p.
Reviewer: James C. Howell | May 2015

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Too Big To Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with CorporationsToo Big To Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations
Author: Brandon L. Garrett
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. 384 p.
Reviewer: Miriam H. Baer | May 2015

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March

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global EnquiryWomen, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry
Author: Rosemary L. Barberet
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2014. 232p.
Reviewer: Judith A. Ryder | March 2015

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Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Public and Private LifeForgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Public and Private Life
Author: Jeffrey M. Blustein
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 352p.
Reviewer: Leo Zaibert | March 2015

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Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten VictimsJack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims
Authors: Paul Begg and John Bennett
Publisher: New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013. 312p.
Reviewer: Alexandra Warwick | March 2015

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Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives
Author: Robert H. Wagstaff
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Reviewer: Alec D. Walen | March 2015

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Black Market Britain: 1939-1955 Black Market Britain: 1939-1955
Author: Mark Roodhouse Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013. 290p. Reviewer: R. T. Naylor | March 2015

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The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal ResponsesThe Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses
Authors: James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 472p.
Reviewer: Carolyn M. Warner | March 2015

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The Ex-Prisoner’s Dilemma: How Women Negotiate Competing Narratives of Reentry and DesistanceThe Ex-Prisoner’s Dilemma: How Women Negotiate Competing Narratives of Reentry and Desistance
Author: Andrea Leverentz
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014. 256p.
Reviewer: Keesha M. Middlemass | March 2015

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Police Corruption: Essential ReadingsPolice Corruption: Essential Readings
Editor: Leslie Holmes
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK; Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. 712p.
Reviewer: Richard Allinson | March 2015

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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American CityOn the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
Author: Alice Goffman
Publisher: Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 288p.
Reviewer: Mercer L. Sullivan | March 2015

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Sex Crime, Offenders, and Society: A Critical Look at Sexual Offending and PolicySex Crime, Offenders, and Society: A Critical Look at Sexual Offending and Policy
Author: Christina Mancini
Publisher: Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2014.
Reviewer: Amber L. Morczek | March 2015

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Checking the Courts: Law, Ideology, and Contingent DiscretionChecking the Courts: Law, Ideology, and Contingent Discretion
Authors: Kirk A. Randazzo and Richard W. Waterman
Publisher: Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2014. 215p.
Reviewer: Jack E. Call | March 2015

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Pain and Retribution: A Short History of British Prisons, 1066 to the PresentPain and Retribution: A Short History of British Prisons, 1066 to the Present
Author: David Wilson
Publisher: London: Reaktion Books, 2014. 240p.
Reviewer: Victor Bailey | March 2015

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Meth Mania: A History of MethamphetamineMeth Mania: A History of Methamphetamine
Author: Nicholas L. Parsons
Publisher: Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013. 242p.
Reviewer: Rashi K. Shukla | March 2015

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Drug Mules: Women in the International Cocaine Trade Drug Mules: Women in the International Cocaine Trade
Author: Jennifer Fleetwood
Publisher: Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 208p.
Reviewer: Elaine Carey | March 2015

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Inside Immigration DetentionInside Immigration Detention
Author: Mary Bosworth
Publisher: New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 304p.
Reviewer: Paul Mutsaers | March 2015

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Trading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political ParticipationTrading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation
Author: Traci Burch
Publisher: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2013. 272p.
Reviewer: Samuel Bieler | March 2015

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January

The Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American DreamThe Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream
Author: Randol Contreras
Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2012. 296p.
Reviewer: Mercer L. Sullivan | January 2015

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Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Boxes to Citizens UnitedCorruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Boxes to Citizens United
Author: Zephyr Teachout
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. 384p.
Reviewer: Peter J. Henning | January 2015

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Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional RelationshipsSex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships
Author: Heidi Hoefinger
Publisher: New York: Routledge, 2013. 218p.
Reviewer: Susan Dewey | January 2015

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Kafka’s Law: The Trial and American Criminal JusticeKafka’s Law: The Trial and American Criminal Justice
Author: Robert P. Burns
Publisher: Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 192p.
Reviewer: Albert W. Dzur | January 2015

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Racial Reckoning: Prosecuting America’s Civil Rights MurdersRacial Reckoning: Prosecuting America’s Civil Rights Murders
Author: Renee C. Romano
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. 280p.
Reviewer: Angela Mae Kupenda | January 2015

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The Unlawful Society: Global Crime and Security in a Complex WorldThe Unlawful Society: Global Crime and Security in a Complex World
Author: Paul Battersby
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 290p.
Reviewer: David O. Friedrichs | January 2015

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Showing Remorse: Law and the Social Control of EmotionShowing Remorse: Law and the Social Control of Emotion
Author: Richard Weisman
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 149p.
Reviewer: Richard A. Bierschbach | January 2015

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Capital Punishment: New PerspectivesCapital Punishment: New Perspectives
Editor: Peter Hodgkinson
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. 408p.
Reviewer: Andrew Novak | January 2015

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Tough on Hate?: The Cultural Politics of Hate CrimesTough on Hate?: The Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes
Author: Clara S. Lewis
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers University Press, 2013. 192p.
Reviewer: Brian Levin | January 2015

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Football Hooliganism, Fan Behaviour And Crime: Contemporary IssuesFootball Hooliganism, Fan Behaviour And Crime: Contemporary Issues
Editors: Matt Hopkins and James Treadwell
Publisher: London; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 328p.
Reviewer: Ellis Cashmore | January 2015

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Combating Corruption: Legal Approaches to Supporting Good Governance and Integrity in AfricaCombating Corruption: Legal Approaches to Supporting Good Governance and Integrity in Africa
Author: John Hatchard
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2014. 416p.
Reviewer: Michael Johnston | January 2015

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Looting and Rape in Wartime: Law and Change in International RelationsLooting and Rape in Wartime: Law and Change in International Relations
Author: Tuba Inal
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 280p.
Reviewer: Nicola Henry | January 2015

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Surviving Incarceration: Inside Canadian PrisonsSurviving Incarceration: Inside Canadian Prisons
Author: Rose Ricciardelli
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2014. 250p.
Reviewer: Melissa Munn | January 2015

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The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards AbolitionThe Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition
Author: Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 221p.
Reviewer: Andrew Novak | January 2015

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Policing Diversity: Determinants of White, Black, and Hispanic Attitudes toward PolicePolicing Diversity: Determinants of White, Black, and Hispanic Attitudes toward Police
Author: Yung-Lien Lai
Publisher: El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2013. 174p.
Reviewer: Ronald Burns | January 2015

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Sex, Crime and Literature in Victorian EnglandSex, Crime and Literature in Victorian England
Author: Ian Ward
Publisher: Oxford, UK: Hart Publishing, 2014. 154p.
Reviewers: Kim Stevenson and Judith Rowbotham | January 2015

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Responding to School Violence: Confronting the Columbine EffectResponding to School Violence: Confronting the Columbine Effect
Editors: Glenn W. Muschert, Stuart Henry, Nicole L. Bracy, and Anthony A. Peguero
Publisher: Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2014. 294p.
Reviewer: Jonathan M. Kremser | January 2015

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