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

Author: Elizabeth Hinton
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth printingView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hinton
ISBN: 9780674737235 0674737237
OCLC Number: 985542062
Description: 449 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Hinton.

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Magisterial.--Steven W. Thrasher"The Guardian" (04/19/2016) An extraordinary and important new book.--Jill Lepore"New Yorker" (07/12/2016) Rich with details and synthesis that give the reader fresh Read more...

 
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