From the war on poverty to the war on crime : the making of mass incarceration in America (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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From the war on poverty to the war on crime : the making of mass incarceration in America

Author: Elizabeth Kai Hinton; Harvard University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, copyright 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth printingView all editions and formats
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How did the land of the free become the home of the world's largest prison system? Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source: not the War on Drugs of the Reagan  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kai Hinton; Harvard University Press.
ISBN: 9780674737235 0674737237 9780674979826 0674979826
OCLC Number: 1080933824
Awards: Winner of Ralph Waldo Emerson Award 2017
Nominated for Pulitzer Prizes 2017
Nominated for Best Book in Urban Affairs Award 2017
Nominated for Ellis W. Hawley Prize 2017
Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize 2017
Nominated for OAH Liberty Legacy Foundation Award 2017
Nominated for Merle Curti Award 2017
Nominated for Bancroft Prize 2017
Description: [10], 449 stron : ilustracje ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Hinton.

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An extraordinary and important new book. -- Jill Lepore * New Yorker * From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime requires slow and careful reading for anyone seeking to grasp the full implications Read more...

 
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