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John Jay College Faculty and Staff Publications : Social Science

Guide for materials published and produced by the John Jay College faculty and staff available in the collections of the Lloyd Sealy Library. By Maria Kiriakova and Ellen Belcher

Social Science Faculty Publications

These are books published by faculty in the following academic departments at John Jay College:

Anthropology DepartmentEconomics Department Political Science DepartmentPsychology DepartmentPublic ManagementSociology Department


Stein, Abby. Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation, and Crime. Mahwah, NJ: Analytic Press, 2007.

------------  (2013) Cupid's Knife: Women's Anger and Agency in Violent Relationships. New York: Routledge

Dei, Kojo A. Ties that Bind: Youth and Drugs in a Black Community. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 2002.

Dombrowski, Kirk. Against Culture: Development, Politics, and Religion in Indian Alaska. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2001.

Lee, Anru. In the Name of Harmony and Prosperity: Labor and Gender Politics in Taiwan’s Economic Restructuring. Albany: SUNY Press, 2004.

Marcus, Robert D., David Burner, and Anthony Marcus. America Firsthand. 8th ed. ed. Vol. 2 v. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2010.

Snajdr, Edward. Nature Protests: The End of Ecology in Slovakia. University of Washington Press, 2008.

Waterston, Alisse, (2013) My Father's War: Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century. Routledge

----------. An Anthropology of War: Views from Frontline. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2009.

———. Love, Sorrow, and Rage: Destitute Women in a Manhattan Residence. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1999.

Waterston, Alisse and Maria D. Vesperi, eds. Anthropology Off the Shelf: Anthropologists on Writing. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2009.(e-book edition).


Hoffman, Joan. The Cooperation Challenge of Economics and the Protection of Water Supplies: A Case Study of  New York City Watershed Collaboration. New York, NY: Routledge, 2010.

Meeropol, Michael. Principles of Macroeconomics: Austerity versus Activist Policies (co-authored with Howard J. Sherman) M.E. Sharpe Publishers, 2013.

Mulder, Catherine. Transcending Capitalism Through Cooperative Practices, Palgrave Macmillian, NY, NY, 2015.

Mulder, Catherine. Unions and the Strategy of Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians. Routledge Press, NY, NY. 2012

Warburton, Christopher. The Delicts and Criminal Laws of International Economic Relations. New York, NY: McGrawHill. 2012

Political Science

Andreopoulos, George (2013) Policing Across Borders, Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control. Springer

Arias, Enrique Desmond. Drugs & Democracy in Rio De Janeiro: Trafficking, Social Networks, and Public Security. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

 Kang, Susan L. Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Majic, Samantha (2013) Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision, Philadelphia and Transgender Community. University of Pennsylvania Press


Kovera, Margaret Bull and Brian L. Cutler, eds. Jury Selection. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Levine, James P. Juries and Politics. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., 1992.

Nadal, Kevin (2013) That's So Gay!. Microagression and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. American Psychological Association

Schlesinger, Louis B., ed. Serial Offenders: Current Thought, Recent Findings. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000. 

———. Sexual Murder: Catahymic and Compulsive Homicides. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2004.

Wulach, James S. Law & Mental Health Professionals. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1993.


Barberet, R. Women, Crime and Justice: A Global Enquiry. Routledge,  London. (Forthcoming).

Barrett, Carla. Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court. NYU Press, 2013.

Bilici, Mucahit. Finding Mecca in America: How Islam Is Becoming an American Religion. University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Brotherton, David C. and Luis Barrios. Banished to the Homeland: Dominican Deportees and their Stories of Exile. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Garfield, Gail. Through Our Eyes: African American Men’s Experiences of Violence and Violation. Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, New Jersey, 2009. (Ebook)

Garot, Robert. Who You Claim: Performing Gang Identity in School and on the Street. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2010.

Green, David A. When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. (DVD version).

Karmen, Andrew, ed. Crime and Justice in New York City: An Area Handbook. Cincinnati, OH: Thomson Learnin, 2001.

———. Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2010.

Kazemian, L., McCoy, C. & Sacks, M. Does Law Matter? An old bail law confronts the New Penology. Punishment & Society. (Forthcoming).

Lee, Leona. Themes of the Times for Juvenile Delinquency. Pearson Education, Boston 2007.

Lotz, Roy, Eric D. Poole, and Robert M. Reioli. Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice. New York, NY: Random House, 1985.

Mooney J. Gender, Violence and the Social Order. St Martins Press, US, 2000.

Ocejo, Richard E., ed. Ethnography and the City: Readings on Doing Urban Fieldwork. New York, NY: Routledge, 2013.

Spunt, Barry. When I’m in Your Arms: Heroin and Music in New York City (Forthcoming).

Thompkins, Douglas E. The Prison Tobacco Ban: The Manifest and Latent Failures of a Social Control Policy. VDM Publishing House, Germany, 2008.

Trimbur, Lucia. Come Out Swinging: The Changing World of Boxing in Gleason’s Gym. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J. (In press; August 2013).

Will, Susan, Stephen Handelman, and David C. Brotherton, eds. How they Got Away with it: White Collar Criminals and the Financial Meltdown. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2013. (DVD version).

Public Management

Colvin, Roddrick. Gay and Lesbian Cops: Diversity and Effective Policing.  Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012.

Feldman, Daniel L. and Gerald Benjamin. Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State. Albany, NY: Excelsior Editions/State University of New York, 2010.

Feldman, Daniel L. and Eichenthal, David.The Art of the Watchdog: Fighting Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Corruption in Government. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, Forthcoming Fall 2013.