Criminal Violence, Criminal Justice

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Random House, 1978 - Social Science - 540 pages
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An in-depth investigation of crime and criminal justice in America explores reasons for the increase of violence in the country, the high incidence of violent crimes committed by poor blacks, and the worsening of prison conditions

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When this book came out in 1978, Silberman sought to challenge cliched American thinking on crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system. He directly addressed the links between poverty and crime ... Read full review


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