Drunk Driving: An American Dilemma / Edition 2

Drunk Driving: An American Dilemma / Edition 2

by James B. Jacobs, Jacobs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226389790

ISBN-13: 9780226389790

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


In this ambitious interdisciplinary study, James B. Jacobs provides the first comprehensive review and analysis of America's drunk driving problem and of America's anti-drunk driving policies and jurisprudence. In a clear and accessible style, he considers what has been learned, what is being done, and what constitutional limits exist to the control and…  See more details below

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In this ambitious interdisciplinary study, James B. Jacobs provides the first comprehensive review and analysis of America's drunk driving problem and of America's anti-drunk driving policies and jurisprudence. In a clear and accessible style, he considers what has been learned, what is being done, and what constitutional limits exist to the control and enforcement of drunk driving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226389790
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Studies in Crime and Justice Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword,
Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
Part I: The Anatomy of a Social Problem,
1. Alcohol in American Society,
2. Highway Safety as a Social Problem,
3. Drunk Driving and Traffic Casualties,
4. Patterns of Offending,
Part II: Criminal Law and Procedure,
5. The Crime of Drunk Driving,
6. Defining and Grading Drunk Driving,
7. Aggravated Forms of Drunk Driving,
8. Criminal Procedure and Drunk Driving,
Part III: Institution Building in the Social Control of Drunk Driving,
9. Deterrence,
10. Insurance Surcharges and Tort Liability for Drunk Drivers,
11. Incapacitation,
12. Public Education and Drinking Driving,
13. Opportunity Blocking,
14. Rehabilitating the Offender,
15. Conclusion,
Notes,
Bibliography,
Index,

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