Lockdown America

police and prisons in the age of crisis

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Verso
Language
English
Pages
290

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2008, Verso, Verso Books
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Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
2000, Verso Books, Verso
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Table of Contents

Nixon's splendid little war: social crisis and containment
From crisis to roll back
A war for all seasons: the return of law and order
Discipline in Playland, part I- zero tolerance: the science of kicking ass
Discipline in Playland, part II- policing the themepark city
Carrying the big stick: SWAT teams and paramilitary policing
Repatriating la Migra's war: the militarized border comes home
The rise of big house nation: from reform to revenge
Prison as Abattoir: official terror
Balkans in a box: rape, race war, and other forms of management
Big bucks from the big house: the prison industrial complex and beyond.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-281) and index.

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London, New York

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
365/.973
Library of Congress
HV9471 .P33 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 290 p. ;
Number of pages
290

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17742298M
ISBN 10
1859843034
LCCN
99037182
OCLC/WorldCat
41674315
Library Thing
69263
Goodreads
450510

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