Getting tough : welfare and imprisonment in 1970s America / Julilly Kohler-Hausmann.

"In 1970s America, politicians began "getting tough" on drugs, crime, and welfare. These campaigns helped expand the nation's penal system, discredit welfare programs, and cast blame for the era's social upheaval on racialized deviants that the state was not accountable to serve or represent. Gettin...

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Main Author: Kohler-Hausmann, Julilly (Author)
Language:English
Published: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2017]
Series:Politics and society in modern America.
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Physical Description:xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Format: Book

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Call Number: HV31 .K64 2017
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