Below is just a very brief example of the library monographic acquisition in the last four or five months. Some books are available in print and some online. As usual, please check the library catalog CUNY+ or go through the new tool OneSearch to find out how to grab the book off the physical or electronic shelf.

Badran, M. (2011). Gender and Islam in Africa: Rights, Sexuality, and Law. Washington, D.C.: Stanford, Calif.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Stanford University Press. Stacks HQ1170 .G426 2011

Barbagli, M. (2015). Farewell to the World: A History of Suicide (Revised and updated English ed.). Cambridge, UK: Polity. Stacks HV6545 .B24513 2015

 Barker, T. (2015). North American Criminal Gangs: Mexico, United States, and Canada (2nd ed.). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. Reserve HV6439 .N67 B37 2015

Beatty, P. (2015). The Sellout (First ed.). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Stacks PS3552 .E19 S45 2015

Berg, M., & Seeber, Barbara Karolina. (2016). The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Stacks LB2331.7.B47 2016

Bonn, M., & Furlough, Mike. (2015). Getting the Word Out: Academic Libraries as Scholarly Publishers. Chicago, IL: ALA. Stacks Z716.6 .G48 2015

Breyer, S. (2015). The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities (First ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Stacks KZ6250 .B74 201

Brottman, M. (2016). The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison.    New York, NY: Harper. Stacks HV8482.M3.B76 2016

Dreisinger, B. (2016). Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons around the World. New York, NY: Other Press. Stacks HV8705 .D74 2016

Fleisher, M. (2015). Living Black: Social Life in an African American Neighborhood. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. Ebook and Stacks E185.86 .F56 2015

Flores, J. (2016). Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. Ebook and Stacks (on order)

Fong, M. (2016). One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Stacks HB3654.A3 F66 2016

Gup, T. (2008). Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life (1st Anchor books ed.). New York, NY: Anchor Books. Stacks JK468.S4 G87 2008

Haberfeld, M., Lieberman, Charles, & Horning, Amber. (2014). Introduction to Policing: The      Pillar of Democracy. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. Reserve HV7921.H2933 2015

Hannan, D. (2016). A Doomed Marriage: Why Britain Should Leave the EU. Devon, UK: Notting Hill Edition. Stacks HC240.25.G7 H36 2016

Hinton, E. (2016). From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America. Cambridge, MA; Harvard University Press. Reserve HV9950.H56 2016

Kingsley, P. (2016). The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis. London: Guardian Books. Stacks HV640 .K56 2016

Mohr, M. (2016). Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing. New York:  Oxford University Press. Stacks PE3724 .S85 M65 2016

Obermayer, B. & Obermayer, F. (2016). The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich & Powerful Hide Their Money. London: Oneworld. Ebook

Pai, H.(2016). Angry White People: Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right. London, UK: Zed Books. Ebook

Pierce, M. (2016). Twelve Infallible Men: The Imams and the Making of Shi'ism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Ebook

Rid, T. (2016). Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History (First ed.). New York: W.W. Norton and Co. Stacks T14.5 .R535 2016

Rios, V. (2011). Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys. New York, NY: New York    University Press. Ebook and Reserve HV7254 .A7 O25 2011

Scalia, A., & Ring, Kevin A. (2016). Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing. Stacks KF213.S32 R56 2016

Urbina, M., & Espinoza Alvarez, Sofia. (2015). Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. Ebook and Stacks HV7936.C83 U73 2015

Varoufakis, Y. (2016). And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future. New York, NY: Nation Books. Stacks HC240 .V37 2016

Whalen, R. (2016). Murder, Inc., and the Moral Life: Gangsters and Gangbusters in La Guardia's New York. New York, NY: Fordham University Press. Ebook and Reserve HV6452.N7 W43 2016

White, M., Fradella, Henry F. (2016). Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic. New York, NY: New York University Press. Ebook and Reserve HV8080.P2 W45 2016


Maria Kiriakova


Read more from the Fall 2016 issue of Classified Information, the Library newsletter