November 2012: Summary of Features
CURRENT ISSUE: November 2012
About the Cover: Sullivan University Library Learning & Resource Center, Sullivan University System, Inc., Louisville, KY. Charles L. Brown, directory of university libraries. Ellen Cook, photographer.
Editorial: Hiking Lessons: Choice Editor and Publisher Irving E. Rockwood recommends hiking as a preparation for work in scholarly publishing.
Forthcoming Reference Publications, 2012–2013. Choice's twenty-seventh annual "Forthcoming Reference Publications" feature presents selected reference titles scheduled for publication in November 2012 and later, including new books and a variety of electronic resources.
Bibliographic Essay: Law and Order: The Politics of Crime and Punishment in America. This essay begins by reviewing books broadly focused on the politics of crime and punishment and then addresses the following themes: "Enforcement and Investigation," "Adjudication," "Capital Punishment," "Corrections," and "Reentry and Recidivism." The author also discusses ten key websites that can serve as supplemental aids for understanding why and how criminal justice is a matter of such profound political consequence in the United States.