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From the war on poverty to the war on crime : the making of mass incarceration in America

Autor: Elizabeth Kai Hinton
Verlag: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2016 ©2016
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"In the United States today, one in every 31 adults is under some form of penal control, including one in eleven African American men. How did the "land of the free" become the home of the world's largest prison system? Challenging the belief that America's prison problem originated with the Reagan administration's War on Drugs, Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source: the social
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Gattung/Form: Electronic books
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Physisches Format Print version:
Hinton, Elizabeth Kai, 1983-
From the war on poverty to the war on crime.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015039012
(OCoLC)926061456
Medienart: Dokument, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Internet-Ressource, Computerdatei
Alle Autoren: Elizabeth Kai Hinton
ISBN: 9780674969223 0674969227
OCLC-Nummer: 945736005
Fußnote zur Reproduktion Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Auszeichnungen: 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
Beschreibung: 1 online resource (449 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Inhalt: Introduction : origins of mass incarceration --
The war on black poverty --
Law and order in the Great Society --
The preemptive strike --
The war on black crime --
The battlegrounds of the crime war --
Juvenile injustice --
Urban removal --
Crime control as urban policy --
From the war on crime to the war on drugs --
Epilogue : reckoning with the war on crime
Verfasserangabe: Elizabeth Hinton

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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  Weiterlesen…

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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 Weiterlesen…

 
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