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Not a crime to be poor : the criminalization of poverty in America / Peter Edelman.

Edelman, Peter B., (author.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9781620971635 (hc : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xix, 293 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The criminalization of poverty -- Ferguson is everywhere : twenty-first-century century debtors' prisons -- Fighting back : the advocates and their work -- Money bail -- The criminalization of mental illness -- Child support : criminalizing poor fathers -- Criminalizing public benefits -- Poverty, race, and discipline in schools : go directly to jail -- Crime-free housing ordinances and the criminalization of homelessness -- The real solution: end poverty -- Taking criminal justice reform seriously -- Turning the coin over : ending poverty as we know it -- Acknowledgments.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.
Poverty > Government policy > United States.
Poor > Government policy > United States.

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