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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Katherine Beckett; Steven Kelly Herbert
|Description:||vi, 207 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Banishment's reemergence --
Toward banishment : the transformation of urban social control --
The social geographies of banishment --
Banishment and the criminal justice system --
Voices of the banished --
|Series Title:||Studies in crime and public policy.|
|Responsibility:||Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert.|
"Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the practices of banishment have returned. In this fascinating and important book, Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert critically engage the renaissance of
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Important Examination of Law's Treatment of Poor and Homeless
Banished explores geographic restrictions that are placed on people in the city -- often homeless people and people of color. The authors use a variety of sources: records from the police and the courts, archives from the city council, interviews with prosecutors, defenders, and judges, and...
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