BOOK REVIEWS political attempts to deal with them’ (p. 107) and ‘identifying and analysing the human drives and activities behind the abstract forces that structure the capitalist system, and evaluating the consequences with as much integrity and honesty as possible’ (p. 130). Such injunctions are in themselves unobjectionable and are, of course, required as part of the development of critical thought, in criminology as elsewhere. It might be conjectured that there are a substantial number of scholars and a cap ct ital iv isits r tes al , - ism notwithstanding, already undertaking these tasks, hitherto unaware of their role as vehicle for the emergence of ultra-realism. Now they know. John Lea University of Leicester doi:10.1093/bjc/azw004 Advance Access publication 3 February 2016 References Lea, J. (2010), ‘Left Realism, Community and State-Building’, Crime, Law & Social Ch, ange 54: 141–58. Lea, J. and Young, J. (1984), What Is To Be Done About Law and Order?—Crisis in the Eighties. Penguin Books. Punishing the Other: The Social Production of Immorality Revisited. Edited by A. Eriksson (Routledge, 2016, 292pp. £85.00 hb) BOOK REVIEW Punishing the Other: The Social Production of Immorality Revisited is a timely collection of papers exploring the implications of Zygmunt Bauman’s (1 s 9 e
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