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
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source - not the war on drugs of the Reagan administration but the war on crime that began during Johnson's great society at the height of the civil rights era.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kai Hinton
ISBN: 9780674737235 0674737237
OCLC Number: 1158448635
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 464 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Hinton.

Abstract:

Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source - not the war on drugs of the Reagan administration but the war on crime that began during Johnson's great society at the height of the civil rights era.

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