"[This book] has the potential to become a classic in the study of how social context—in particular, times of financial crisis—influences incarceration policies... Highly recommended." - CHOICE
- Ashley Rubin, Punishment & Society
"A well-researched book with a coherent narrative and a strong, theoretically and empirically grounded argument . . . Essential reading."
"Cheap on Crime raises crucial political questions for all of us to debate, and it is as timely as a book can be." - Social Justice
"Cheap on Crime makes a valuable contribution to the literature on mass incarceration and is a must-read for those seeking explanations for the significant changes that have occurred in American corrections over the last 5 years." - Christine S. Scott-Hayward, Law & Society Review
"Thought-provoking and notable work... Cheap on Crime documents how market values have come to dominate the discourse on American corrections since the Great Recession. A welcome edition to the literature at the intersection of economics and criminology." - Larry Karson, Social Science Journal