Why prostitution should be legal

April 24, 2012 nyupressblog 0

by Ronald Weitzer — Special to CNN [Note: This post originally appeared on CNN’s Global Public Square blog. Read it here.] Prostitution is in the news because it is legal in Colombia, where U.S. Secret Service and military

Michelle Brown Wins 2009 PASS Award

March 2, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, a non-profit organization in Oakland, CA, has given Michelle Brown’s book, The Culture of Punishment, a 2009 PASS award! The PASS Awards (Prevention for a Safer Society) is

The Hispanic Crime Rate

February 22, 2010 nyupressblog 0

An inspired debate at The Nation about the researching and reporting of the Latino crime rate in the United States referenced our author, Ramiro Martinez, and his book, Immigration and Crime. It’s true that some

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