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The Resource Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear, Jonathan Simon, (electronic resource)

Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear, Jonathan Simon, (electronic resource)

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Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear
Title
Governing through crime
Title remainder
how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Simon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Across America today gated communities sprawl out from urban centers, employers enforce mandatory drug testing, and schools screen students with metal detectors. Social problems ranging from welfare dependency to educational inequality have been reconceptualized as crimes, with an attendant focus on assigning fault and imposing consequences. Even before the recent terrorist attacks, non-citizen residents had become subject to an increasingly harsh regime of detention and deportation, and prospective employees subjected to background checks. How and when did our everyday world become dominated
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simon, Jonathan
Dewey number
364.40973/09045
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in crime and public policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Crime prevention
Label
Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear, Jonathan Simon, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-318) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : crime and American governance -- Power, authority, and criminal law -- "Prosecutor-in-Chief": executive authority since the war on crime -- We the victims : fearing crime and making law -- Judgment and distrust : the jurisprudence of crime and the decline of judicial government -- Project exile : race, the war on crime, and mass imprisonment -- Crime families : governing domestic relations through crime -- Safe schools : reforming education through crime -- Penalty box : crime, victimization and punishment in the deregulated work place -- Wars of governance : from cancer to crime to terror
Control code
ocn131191784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198040026
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)131191784
Label
Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear, Jonathan Simon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-318) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : crime and American governance -- Power, authority, and criminal law -- "Prosecutor-in-Chief": executive authority since the war on crime -- We the victims : fearing crime and making law -- Judgment and distrust : the jurisprudence of crime and the decline of judicial government -- Project exile : race, the war on crime, and mass imprisonment -- Crime families : governing domestic relations through crime -- Safe schools : reforming education through crime -- Penalty box : crime, victimization and punishment in the deregulated work place -- Wars of governance : from cancer to crime to terror
Control code
ocn131191784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198040026
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)131191784

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