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March

The Eternal Criminal RecordThe Eternal Criminal Record
Author: James Jacobs
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. 416p.
Reviewers: Shawn Bushway and Megan Denver | March 2016

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Histories of Transnational CrimeHistories of Transnational Crime
Editor: Gerben Bruinsma
Publisher: New York: Springer, 2015. 188p.
Reviewer: Philip L. Reichel | March 2016

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The Incarceration of Women: Punishing Bodies, Breaking SpiritsThe Incarceration of Women: Punishing Bodies, Breaking Spirits
Authors: Linda Moore and Phil Scraton
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 256p.
Reviewer: Annie Rose Crowley | March 2016

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John Paul Stevens: Defender of Rights in Criminal JusticeJohn Paul Stevens: Defender of Rights in Criminal Justice
Author: Christopher E. Smith
Publisher: Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 285p.
Reviewer: Craig Hemmens | March 2016

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Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities: Resisting a Dangerous OrderStreet Sex Work and Canadian Cities: Resisting a Dangerous Order
Author: Shawna Ferris
Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta: The University of Alberta Press, 2015. 272p.
Reviewer: Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot | March 2016

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The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of ChildrenThe Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children
Author: Ross Cheit
Publisher: Oxford, UK; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 544p.
Reviewer: Nancy Whittier | March 2016

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A Country Called PrisonA Country Called Prison
Authors: Mary D. Looman and John D. Carl
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 232p.
Reviewer: Steven Block | March 2016

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Copping Out: The Consequences of Police Corruption and Misconduct Copping Out: The Consequences of Police Corruption and Misconduct
Author: Anthony Stanford
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2015. 176p.
Reviewer: Peter A. Hanink | March 2016

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Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders
Editors: Sandra Walklate and Ross McGarry
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon, UK; New York: Routledge, 2015. 232p.
Reviewer: Teresa Degenhardt | March 2016

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Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game
Authors: Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland
Publisher: Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 106p.
Reviewer: Stuart Waiton | March 2016

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Offending and Desistance: The Importance of Social RelationsOffending and Desistance: The Importance of Social Relations
Author: Beth Weaver  
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2016.  274p.
Reviewer: April Bernard | March 2016

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Public Indecency in England 1857-1960: ‘A Serious and Growing Evil’ Public Indecency in England 1857-1960: ‘A Serious and Growing Evil’
Authors: David J. Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, and Judith Rowbotham
Publisher: London: Routledge, 2015. 216p.
Reviewer: Paul Jennings | March 2016

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Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the WorldSisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World
Author:  Linda Hirshman
Publisher: New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2015. 421p.
Reviewer:  Jack E. Call | March 2016

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The Criminal Act: The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory The Criminal Act: The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory
Editors: M.A. Andresen & G. Farrell
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 273p.
Reviewer: Danielle M. Reynald | March 2016

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Unraveling Tort and CrimeUnraveling Tort and Crime
Editor: Matthew Dyson
Publisher: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 466p.
Reviewer: Youngjae Lee | March 2016

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January

Suspect Race: Causes and Consequences of Racial ProfilingSuspect Race: Causes and Consequences of Racial Profiling
Author: Jack Glaser
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 280p.
Reviewers: Joe Feagin | January 2016

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Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel: The Gangster, the Flamingo, and the Making of Modern Las Vegas Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel: The Gangster, the Flamingo, and the Making of Modern Las Vegas
Author: Larry D. Gragg
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2015. 200p.
Reviewer: Jay Albanese | January 2016

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Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American PoliticsCaught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics
Author: Marie Gottschalk
Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 474p.
Reviewer: Robert C. Hauhart | January, 2016

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Violence All AroundViolence All Around
Author: John Sifton
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. 336p.
Reviewer: Jared Del Rosso | January 2016

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The Corporate Criminal:  Why Corporations Must Be AbolishedThe Corporate Criminal: Why Corporations Must Be Abolished
Authors: Steve Tombs and David Whyte
Publisher:  Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2015. 216p.
Reviewer:  David O. Friedrichs | January 2016

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Sex in Prison: Myths and RealitiesSex in Prison: Myths and Realities
Editors: Catherine D. Marcum and Tammy L. Castle.
Publisher: Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013. 191p.
Reviewer: Amber L. Morczek | January 2016

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The Common Language of Homicide and Suicide: Evidence of the Value of Durkheim’s Typologies The Common Language of Homicide and Suicide: Evidence of the Value of Durkheim’s Typologies
Author: J. Michael Bozeman
Publisher: El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing, LLC, 2014. 310p.
Reviewer: Melanie Clark Mogavero | January 2016

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The History of Street Gangs in the United States: Their Origins and TransformationsThe History of Street Gangs in the United States: Their Origins and Transformations
Author: James C. Howell
Publisher: Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 178p.
Reviewer: James A. Densley | January 2016

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A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken SystemA New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System
Editor: Nancy E. Dowd
Publisher: New York: New York University Press, 2015. 400p.
Reviewer: Jennifer H. Peck | January 2016

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Punishment in Popular CulturePunishment in Popular Culture
Editors: Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat
Publisher: New York: New York University Press, 2015. 320p.
Reviewer: Mary Welek Atwell | January 2016

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Violence at the Urban MarginsViolence at the Urban Margins
Authors: Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 352p.
Reviewer: Eduardo Moncada | January 2016

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Policing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBIPolicing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI
Author: Jessica R. Pliley
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. 304p.
Reviewer: Jim Leitzel | January 2016

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Pan-African Issues in Drugs and Drug Control: An International PerspectivePan-African Issues in Drugs and Drug Control: An International Perspective
Editor: Anita Kalunta-Crumpton
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK: Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015. 416p.
Reviewer: Joanne Csete | January 2016

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In Cold Storage: Sex and Murder on the PlainsIn Cold Storage: Sex and Murder on the Plains
Author: James W. Hewitt
Publisher: Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 160p.
Reviewer: Melanie Clark Mogavero | January, 2016

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The Sequential Intercept Model and Criminal Justice: Promoting Community Alternatives For Individuals With Serious Mental Illness The Sequential Intercept Model and Criminal Justice: Promoting Community Alternatives For Individuals With Serious Mental Illness
Editors: Patricia A. Griffin, Kirk Heilbrun, Edward P. Mulvey, David DeMatteo, and Carol A. Schubert
Publisher: Oxford, UK; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 320p.
Reviewer: Colleen Clark | January 2016

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Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and CitizenshipResponding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship
Author: Michael Adorjan and Wing-Hong Chiu
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2014. 178p.
Reviewer: Leona Lee | January 2016

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Power and CrimePower and Crime
Author: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2015. 182p.
Reviewer: Paul R. Schupp | January 2016

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