'œWhat does graffiti, between its uneven lines, tell us about ourselves today? Abel and Buckley have not attempted to provide a definitive answer through primary discoveries. They have, however, given us a good report on "the state of the art" insofar as academic examination is concerned.'' Contemporary SociologyAbel, Ernest L. is the author of 'The Handwriting on the Wall: Toward a Sociology and Psychology of Graffiti, Vol. 27' with ISBN 9780837194752 and ISBN 083719475X.