- Book in Brief
The editorial office receives a number of edited volumes and other texts that will be of interest to our readership. When these works tend to be less suitable for unified reviews than monographs, we list them here. To introduce these volumes, we include the publication information and tables of contents. The volumes selected for this issue include recently received anthologies.
Nicaragua: Emerging from the Shadow of the Eagle. Sixth Edition. Edited by Thomas W. Walker and Christine J. Wade. Boulder: Westview Press, 2017. Pp. xx, 229. Annotated sources in English. Index. $35.00 paper; $22.99 ebook.
Chapter 1: Early History: The Pre-Columbian Period to the Mid-1930s Chapter 2: The Somoza Era and the Sandinista Revolution
Chapter 3: The Sandinistas in Power
Chapter 4: A Revolution at War
Chapter 5: The Conservative Restoration
Chapter 6: A Revolution Returns
Voices of Crime: Constructing and Contesting Social Control in Modern Latin America. Edited by Luz E. Huertas, Bonnie A. Lucero, and Gregory J. Swedberg. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016. Pp. 264. Bibliography. Index. $55.00 cloth.
Ricardo D. Salvatore
Introduction: Studying the Construction, Negotiation, and Repression of Crime
Luz E. Huertas, Bonnie A. Lucero, and Gregory J. Swedberg [End Page 99]
PART 1. Constructing Criminality: Otherness in the Discourses and Policies on Order and Progress
Chapter 1: Traveling Criminals and Transnational Police Cooperation in South America, 1890–1920
Chapter 2: Imagining Criminality: Race, Identity, and Crime in Peru, 1890s–1930s
Luz E. Huertas
Chapter 3: Police Imagination: The Construction of Drug Users and Drug Trafficking in Chile, 1900–1950
Marcos Fernández Labbé
Chapter 4: Between Fiction and Reality: Policiales and the Beginnings of the Yellow Press in Lima, 1940–1960
PART 2. Navigating Criminalization: Agency and its Limits Amid State Violence
Chapter 5: Order in an Occupied City: Police and Antiblack Violence in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Circa 1899
Bonnie A. Lucero
Chapter 6: Visions of Order: Criminality, Class, and Community Conceptions of the Police in 1920s Buenos Aires
Chapter 7: Prosecuting Deviance: Sexual Violence in Postrevolutionary Veracruz, 1920–1950
Gregory J. Swedberg
Chapter 8: Between Barbarity and Tradition: Past and Present Representations of Lynching in Mexico
Conclusion: Toward an Intersectional Vision of Crime
Bonnie A. Lucero [End Page 100]
Del Internet a Las Calles: #YoSoy132, una opción alternativa de hacer política. Edited by Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández. Raleigh: A Contracorriente Press...