From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime (Kobo eBook)

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How did the land of the free become the home of the world’s largest prison system? Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source: not the War on Drugs of the Reagan administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson’s Great Society at the height of the civil rights era.

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ISBN-13: 9780674969209
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: May 9th, 2016
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