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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.


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
Internet Archive lockdownamericap00parerich
ISBN 10 1859843034
LC Control Number 99037182
OCLC/WorldCat 41674315
Library Thing 69263
Goodreads 450510

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