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Reviews in Brief
2015

This part of the site is intended to broaden the scope of our coverage, and to encourage contributions from students and practitioners. Reviews in brief will be approximately 500 words in length.  Books to be considered for review should have been published in the past two years.  For further guidance or to prepare a review for publication, please contact one of the co-editors:

James Finckenauer (Criminal Justice) 
Stuart Green (Criminal Law)

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May

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law JurisdictionsAnti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Author: Stuart H. Deming
Publisher: Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 496p.
Reviewer: Jonathan Mukwiri | May 2015

 

 

 

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Four Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Four

Editors: Bruce F. Baker and Dilip K. Das
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2014. 277p.
Reviewer: Rosalyn Bocker Parks | May 2015

 

Regulating Corporate Bribery in International Business: Anti-Corruption in the UK and GermanyRegulating Corporate Bribery in International Business: Anti-Corruption in the UK and Germany

Author: Nicholas Lord
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 214p.
Reviewer: Jonathan Mukwiri | May 2015

 

New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law

Editors: Lynn Comella and Shira Tarrant
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC., 2015. 465p.
Reviewer: Amber L. Morczek | May 2015

 

Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change, or Control?Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change, or Control?

Editors: Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe, and John Deering
Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, 2012. 368p.
Reviewer: Amber L. Morczek | May 2015

 

 

 


March

Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Author: Ryan Gingeras
Publisher: Oxford, UK; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 320p.
Reviewer: Sule Toktas | March 2015

 

 

 

The International Law of Migrant Smuggling The International Law of Migrant Smuggling

Authors: Anne T. Gallagher and Fiona David
Publisher: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 794p.
Reviewer: Anna Triandafyllidou | March 2015

 

The Methamphetamine Industry in America: Transnational Cartels and Local EntrepreneursThe Methamphetamine Industry in America: Transnational Cartels and Local Entrepreneurs

Authors: Henry R. Brownstein, Timothy M. Mulcahy, and Johannes Huessy.
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014. 172p.
Reviewer: Ralph A. Weisheit | March 2015

 

Violence Against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform Violence Against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Author: Carol E. Jordan
Publisher: Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. 480p.
Reviewer: Jessica Schmidt

 

The Losing War: Plan Colombia and BeyondThe Losing War: Plan Colombia and Beyond

Author: Jonathan D. Rosen
Publisher: Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2014. 200p.
Reviewer: David A. Marvelli | March 2015

 

 

 


January

Can’t Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal ResponsibilityCan’t Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility

Authors: Susan Starr Sered and Maureen Norton-Hawk
Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014. 232p.
Reviewer: Dana DeHart | January 2015

 

 

 

Environmental Harm: An Eco-Justice PerspectiveEnvironmental Harm: An Eco-Justice Perspective

Author: Rob White
Publisher: Bristol, UK: Policy Press, 2013. 216p.
Reviewer: Christopher J. Moloney | January 2015

 

Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented ImmigrantIllegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

Author: José Angel N.
Publisher: Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 136p.
Reviewer: Richard Allinson | January 2015

 

Preventing Corruption: Investigation, Enforcement and GovernancePreventing Corruption: Investigation, Enforcement and Governance

Authors: Graham Brooks, David Walsh, Chris Lewis and Hakkyong Kim
Publisher: New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 232p.
Reviewer: Ainsley D. Elbra | January 2015

 

Terrorism and International Criminal LawTerrorism and International Criminal Law

Editors: S. Fiorentini & W. Van Der Wolf
Publisher: The Hague: International Courts Association Press, 2013. 294p.
Reviewer: Stéphane Lefebvre | January 2014

 

 

 

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