Thinking about Crime: Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture

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Crime is an American preoccupation. Campaigns such as "the war on drugs," zero tolerance policing, and three strikes and you're out--not to mention the ever-shrill coverage of crime stories-all suggest a perpetually outraged nation determined to keep its criminal element at bay, no matter the cost. But is this really what average Americans think about crime and crime control measures? Or is the "no holds barred" approach merely another oscillation in an ongoing cycle of intolerance and tolerance in American thinking? Have ...

Thinking about Crime: Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195304909

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Thinking about Crime: Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195141016

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