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Banished: The New Social Control in Urban America

by: Katherine Beckett

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (2009)

$24.95

Staff Pick by comrade: Tom C

Local (UW) researchers examine the latest on contemporary policing. Their study centers on Seattle but includes national trends. Most of the new "soft" pollicing is public policy and unspoken-of practice. If ya still have a soft spot for the Bill of Rights, you'll want to read this.