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From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

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$18.95 • £13.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674979826

Publication: September 2017

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464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 halftones

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  • Introduction: Origins of Mass Incarceration
  • 1. The War on Black Poverty
  • 2. Law and Order in the Great Society
  • 3. The Preemptive Strike
  • 4. The War on Black Crime
  • 5. The Battlegrounds of the Crime War
  • 6. Juvenile Injustice
  • 7. Urban Removal
  • 8. Crime Control as Urban Policy
  • 9. From the War on Crime to the War on Drugs
  • Epilogue: Reckoning with the War on Crime
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index