April 2008 Vol. 106 No. 6 THE REVIEW

Herbert: Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community

Weitzer & Tuch: Race and Policing in America: Conflict and Reform

Weisburd & Braga: Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives

Richard Delgado

Law Enforcement in Subordinated Communities:
Innovation and Response 

Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community. By Steve Herbert. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 2006. Pp. ix, 180. Cloth, $40; paper, $16.

Race and Policing in America: Conflict and Reform. By Ronald Weitzer and Steven A. Tuch. Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, and São Paulo: Cambridge University Press. 2006. Pp. xi, 225. Cloth, $70; paper, $28.99.

Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Edited by David Weisburd and Anthony A. Braga. Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, and São Paulo: Cambridge University Press. 2006. Pp. xx, 367. Cloth, $85; paper, $37.99.

Policing styles and policy reform today exhibit a ferment that we have not seen since the turbulent sixties. The reasons propelling reform include some of the same forces that propelled it then—minority communities agitating for a greater voice, demands for law and order—but also some that are new, such as the greater premium that society places on security in a post-9/11 world.

   //  VIEW PDF
& Other Current Events

Foreword: What Books on Law Should Be

I have thought it might be useful to our profession, and appropriate to a foreword to a collection of...

A Pragmatic Republic, If You Can Keep It

Creating the Administrative Constitution: The Lost One Hundred Years of American Administrative Law....

Classic Revisited – Frost for Lawyers: "The Best Thing That We're Put Here For's to See"

The Poetry of Robert Frost: The Collected Poems. Edited by Edward Connery Lathem....

Racial Templates

A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. By Amy S. Greenberg....

Book Notice - Some Kind of Judge: Henry Friendly and the Law of Federal Courts

Henry Friendly, Greatest Judge of His Era. By David M. Dorsen. Foreword by Richard A....
MAILING LIST
Sign Up to Join Our Mailing List