Threat perceptions [electronic resource] : the policing of dangers from eugenics to the war on terrorism / Saran Ghatak
- Ghatak, Saran, 1973-
- Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011.
- Physical Description:
- vii, 131 p. 24 cm.
- Issues in crime and justice
- Restrictions on Access:
- License restrictions may limit access.
- Science and criminal danger in the nineteenth century -- Eugenics and hereditarianism in the United States -- Origin of the psychopathology of crime -- The advent of actuarial justice -- Policing of dissent -- "Risk wars" : the campaign against terrorism.
- 9780739129579 (cloth : alk. paper) and 9780739151105 (electronic)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-125) and index.
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