From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

Written By Elizabeth Hinton
From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime
  • Publsiher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 09 May 2016
  • ISBN : 0674737237
  • Pages : 449 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 2 reviews
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Read or download book entitled From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime written by Elizabeth Hinton which was release on 09 May 2016, this book published by Harvard University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson’s Great Society at the height of the civil rights era.

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime
  • Author : Elizabeth Hinton
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-09
  • Total pages : 449
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : 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 administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson’s Great Society ...

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime
  • Author : Elizabeth Hinton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08-04
  • Total pages : 449
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : "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 ...

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime
  • Author : Elizabeth Hinton
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-09
  • Total pages : 460
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : 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 administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson’s Great Society ...

The Politics of Injustice

The Politics of Injustice
  • Author : Katherine Beckett,Theodore Sasson
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : Examines the US crime problem and the resulting policies as a political and cultural issue....

A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System
  • Author : Mitchel P. Roth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • Total pages : 664
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers parallels between related criminal justice ...

Cannons and Codes

Cannons and Codes
  • Author : Alison L. LaCroix,Jonathan S. Masur,Martha C. Nussbaum,Laura Weinrib
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : It can be said that western literature begins with a war story, the Iliad; and that this is true too of many non-Western literary traditions, such as the Mahabharata. And yet, though a profoundly human subject, war often appears to be by definition outside the realm of structures such as ...

Analogies at War

Analogies at War
  • Author : Jens Meierhenrich
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : Silent enim leges inter armaCicero1What is war, as we now use the term? What are the consequences thereof for the meaning of law? Under what conditions is the language of war necessary for capturing the demands on law in times of transition? By examining the evolution of 'war talk' ...

The Ethics of Policing and Imprisonment

The Ethics of Policing and Imprisonment
  • Author : Molly Gardner,Michael Weber
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-27
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : This volume considers the ethics of policing and imprisonment, focusing particularly on mass incarceration and police shootings in the United States. The contributors consider the ways in which non-ideal features of the criminal justice system—features such as the prevalence of guns in America, political pressures, considerations of race and ...

The Routledge History of Twentieth Century America

The Routledge History of Twentieth Century America
  • Author : Jerald Podair,Darren Dochuk
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-06-01
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of identities, perspectives and tensions that contributed to the growth and ...

Hearst to Hughes

Hearst to Hughes
  • Author : Donald T. Lunde
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : In Brighten Cambridge's first novella, A Father's Son, he discovers the essence of spiritual destiny and the impact it has on readers everywhere. A Father's Son devours the spirit of what it means for a young man to destroy the image of his abusive father and to accept a Heavenly ...

The Social Self and Everyday Life

The Social Self and Everyday Life
  • Author : Kathy Charmaz,Scott R. Harris,Leslie Irvine
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : An engaging text that enables readers to understand the world through symbolic interactionism This lively and accessible book offers an introduction to sociological social psychology through the lens of symbolic interactionism. It provides students with an accessible understanding of this perspective to illuminate their worlds and deepen their knowledge of ...

Coal Cages Crisis

Coal  Cages  Crisis
  • Author : Judah Schept
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-12
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : How prisons became economic development strategies for rural Appalachian communities As the United States began the project of mass incarceration, rural communities turned to building prisons as a strategy for economic development. More than 350 prisons have been built in the U.S. since 1980, with certain regions of the country accounting ...

The Ninth Circle HB

The Ninth Circle  HB
  • Author : Mitchell Henderson
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-02
  • Total pages : 426
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : The Ninth Circle: US Customs, Operation Calico, and Their Fall of the Cali Cartel (HB) A Critical Interpretation of the Military, Law Enforcement, and Our Society By: Mitchell Henderson In this adventurous story, we follow the journey of a solider and cop who risks his life going to Colombia alone, ...

We Have Root

We Have Root
  • Author : Bruce Schneier
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-09-04
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : A collection of popular essays from security guru Bruce Schneier In his latest collection of essays, security expert Bruce Schneier tackles a range of cybersecurity, privacy, and real-world security issues ripped from the headlines. Essays cover the ever-expanding role of technology in national security, war, transportation, the Internet of Things, ...

Crime Policy in America

Crime Policy in America
  • Author : Shahid M. Shahidullah
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 0674737237
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Summary : This book is a systematic examination of the nature of America's crime and criminal justice system as defined by its policy-makers at different times and in disparate contexts of social and political realities. By examining legislative documents and court cases and analyzing federal and state policy developments in such areas ...