Reviews in Brief

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)


Disrupted Childhoods: Children of Women in Prison

Author: Jane A. Siegel
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011. 288p.
Reviewer: Beth E. Adubato | November 2011

International Crime in the 20th Century: The League of Nation’s Era, 1919-1930

Author: Paul Knepper
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 256p.
Reviewer: Sam Bieler | November 2011

The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting

Author: Rachel Shteir
New York, NY: The Penguin Press, 2011.256p.
Reviewer: Brian T. Smith | November 2011

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