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I find both this review and the book problematic at best. The idea that crime is a result of culture lends itself quite easily to racism. The statistics that the analysis is supposedly based on admits of more than Jett's two schools of thought as well. For example, criminologists also posit that demography has as much influence on crime as economic conditions. There is also the very disturbing fact ignored by both the reviewer and the author that the crime statistics themselves are constructed - a result of their social, cultural, political, and historical contexts.