Reader’s Corner: ‘A Peculiar Indifference’

My review of Elliott Currie’s A Peculiar Indifference, a sobering book with a very provocative conclusion, ran at PopMatters:

An academic sociologist and criminologist who serves up tranches of data to support his points, Currie lets numbers, rather than rhetoric, do the work. And what his numbers show is a crisis with no signs of abating. Especially as long as the country turns a blind eye to it…

You can read an excerpt here.