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Book Review

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David Cole, "Can Our Shameful Prisons Be Reformed?," The New York Review of Books, November 19, 2009, (reviewing Glenn C. Loury, with Pamela S. Karlan, Tommie Shelby, and Loïc Wacquant, Race, Incarceration, and American Values (2008); Paul Butler, Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice (2009) and Anthony C. Thompson, Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communities: Reentry, Race, and Politics (2008)).