I received a publication copy of the book and was notified by Routledge that the book is now for sale. We would like to thank Routledge, especially Pamela Chester, for taking a chance on us. Pam and the group at Routledge are very supportive of authors and are strong advocates for scholarly discourse.
We would also like to thank Mickey Braswell for his help and guidance. Mickey linked us up with Pamela Chester and Routledge.
We hope the book serves to stimulate an important discussion in our field and, ultimately, to better our science. Understanding the roles and functions of ideology and bias can help us in the social sciences be more honest in our pursuits and maybe even more open to ideas.
John Paul Wright and Matt DeLisi
Professors of Crime and Criminology