Not a crime to be poor: the criminalization of poverty in America

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 b...

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Main Author: Edelman, Peter B.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York London The New Press 2017
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary: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
Physical Description:xix, 293 Seiten
ISBN:9781620971635