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Power, politics, and crime [electronic resource] / William J. Chambliss.

Author/Creator:
Chambliss, William J.
Publication:
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2001.
Series:
Crime & society (Boulder, Colo.)
Crime & society
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (205 p.)
Subjects:
Crime -- Political aspects -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Political aspects -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How criminal justice policies are creating a nation divided by race, class, and morality.
Contents:
CONTENTS; List of Tables and Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Misperceptions of Crime; PART 1: PROPAGANDA; 1 The Politics of Fear; 2 Marketing Crime: The Politics of Crime Statistics; PART 2: PRACTICE; 3 Finding Crime I: The Ghetto; 4 The War on Drugs: America's Ethnic Cleansing; 5 Finding Crime II: The White Lower Class; PART 3: IMPLICATIONS; 6 Trading Textbooks for Prison Cells; 7 Crime Myths and Smoke Screens; 8 Summary, Conclusions, and Solutions; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-367-09626-9
0-429-49808-X
1-283-26152-9
9786613261526
0-8133-4634-7
1-4294-9048-9
OCLC:
746747175
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