Sense and Nonsense about Crime and Drugs

Sense and Nonsense about Crime and Drugs

Written by: Samuel Walker

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  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: 2006
  • ISBN-10: 0534616542
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Walker's SENSE AND NONSENSE was the first book to challenge common misconceptions about crime and remains the most effective at doing so. Described as a "masterful critique" of American policies – on everything from crime control to guns to drugs – Walker cuts through myths and political rhetoric and confronts both conservative and liberal propositions relative to current research and proven effectiveness. The result is a research-based, lucid work that stimulates critical thinking and enlivens class discussions. Walker captures the complexity of the administration of justice while providing students with a clear sense of the general patterns.

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