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Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis

Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis

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  • ISBN-13: 9781844672493
  • Publisher: Verso
  • Release Date: Aug 17, 2008
  • Edition: New Edition
  • Pages: 306 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.94 x 9.27 x 6.08 inches

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Overview

Why is criminal justice so central to American politics? Lockdown America notonly documents the horrors and absurdities of militarized policing,prisons, a fortified border, and the federalization of the war oncrime, it also explains the political and economic history behind themassive crackdown. This updated edition includes an afterword on the War on Terror, a meditation on surveillance and the specter of terrorism as they help reanimate the criminal justice attack. Written in vivid prose, Lockdown America willpropel readers toward a deeper understanding of the links between crimeand politics in a period of gathering economic crisis.

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