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Journal of Criminal Justice
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Volume 7, Issue 3

Martial Arts Films and the Action-Cop Genre: Ideology, Violence, and Spectatorship
Robert Carl Schehr


A Review of Troubling Confessions: Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature
Austin Sarat

A Review of Synthetic Panics-The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs
Henry H. Brownstein

A Review of When Push Comes to Shove: A Routine Conflict Approach to Violence
William A. Pridemore

Volume 7, Issue 2

Depicting the Pirates of the Emerald Triangle: An Ethnographic Content Analysis of Articles on Marijuana Growers Appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle, 1982-1995
Michael Hallstone

Striking Evidence: The Matchbook as a Cultural Artifact in Criminal Cases
Kenneth H. Ryesky, Esq.


A Review of Drink: A Social History of America
Joseph Gusfield

A Review of Making Trouble: Cultural Constructions of Crime, Deviance, and Control
William G. Staples

A Review of God of the Rodeo: The Search for Hope, Faith, and a Six-Second Ride in Louisiana's Angola Prison
Bryant Simon

Volume 7, Issue 1

Crime Stories as Television News: A Content Analysis of National, Big City, and Small Town Newscasts
Brendan Maguire
Diane Sandage
Georgie Ann Weatherby

"Just the Facts Ma'am": The Supreme Court Says "No" to the Ride-Along
Robert Costello
Frank Biafora


The Consequences of Language: A Review of Random Violence: How We Talk About New Crimes and New Victims
Tony R. Smith

Adding to the Story of What We Know about Capital Punishment: A Review of Women and the Death Penalty and Deathquest
Charlie S. Lanier

The "Iron Cage of Bureaucracy" and the Bleak Tale of Officer Rojas: A Review of Highway Patrolman (El Patrullero)
Kurt Borchard

The Circumlocutions of Public Relations, Legitimization, Crises, and Community Policing: A Review of The Politics of Community Policing
John McCluskey

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