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Banished : the new social control in urban America

Author: Katherine Beckett; Steven Kelly Herbert
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Series: Studies in crime and public policy.
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Banished is an in-depth exploration of new and largely-ignored policing tactics that enforce zones of exclusion in many American cities. Through an exploration of the case of Seattle, Banished  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Beckett; Steven Kelly Herbert
ISBN: 9780195395174 0195395174
OCLC Number: 312443434
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 --
Banishment reconsidered.
Series Title: Studies in crime and public policy.
Responsibility: Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert.
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"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 Read more...

 
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Important Examination of Law's Treatment of Poor and Homeless

by whisner (WorldCat user published 2010-03-28) Excellent Permalink

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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