Drunk Driving: An American Dilemma

Drunk Driving: An American Dilemma

by James B. Jacobs
     
 

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

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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.

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A revision of Drug dosages and solutions workbook (1982). A workbook for nurses. Jacobs (law, New York U.) explains that the US historically has held an ambivalent attitude toward drunk driving, and shows how this ambivalence has affected the types of efforts we are willing to espouse to control the problem as well as the way our laws are constructed and interpreted. A paper edition (0-226-38978-2) is available for $12.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226389783
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/15/1989
Series:
Studies in Crime and Justice Series
Pages:
282

Meet the Author

James B. Jacobs, a professor of law and director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at New York University, is the author of several books, including Stateville: The Penitentiary in Mass Society, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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