Full Reviews
2024

January

A Brief Response to John Pfaff’s Review of “Mass Incarceration Nation”

Original Review: John Pfaff
Publisher: (Mass Incarceration Nation) Cambridge University Press, 2022. 234 pages.
Reply: Jeffrey Bellin | September 2024

Alpha: Eddie Gallagher and the War for the Soul of the Navy SEALS

Author: David Phillips
Publisher: Crown Books, 2022. 480 pages.
Reviewer: Victor Hansen | January 2024

Fitting the Facts of Crime: An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Author: Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, & J.C. Barnes
Publisher: Temple University Press, 2022.  222 pages.
Reviewer: Sandy Xie | January 2024

In This Place Called Prison: Women’s Religious Life in the Shadow of Punishment

Author: Rachel Ellis
Publisher: University of California Press, 2023.  280 pages.
Reviewer: Lynsey Black | January 2024

Manifesting Justice: Wrongly Convicted Women Reclaim Their Rights

Author: Valena Beety
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp., 2022.  320 pages.
Reviewer: Elizabeth Webster | January 2024

Parsimony and Other Radical Ideas About Justice

Editors: Jeremy Travis & Bruce Western
Publisher: The New Press, 2023.  400 pages.
Reviewer: Jeffrey S. Adler | January 2024

The Plea of Innocence: Restoring Truth to the American Justice System

Author: Tim Bakken
Publisher: NYU Press, 2022.  248 pages.
Reviewer: Ronald F. Wright | January 2024

The Politics of Crime Prevention: Race, Public Opinion, and the Meaning of Community Safety

Author: Kevin H. Wozniak
Publisher: NYU Press, 2023.  336 pages.
Reviewer: Luzi Shi | January 2024

The Trials of Madame Restell: Nineteenth-Century America’s Most Infamous Female Physician and the Campaign to Make Abortion a Crime

Author: Nicholas L. Syrett
Publisher: The New Press, 2023.  352 pages.
Reviewer: Karissa Haugeberg | January 2024

Victims and Criminal Justice: A History

Authors: Pamela Cox, Robert Shoemaker, & Heather Shore
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2023. 279 pages.
Reviewer: Kim Stevenson | January 2024

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