The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

by Lisa L. Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199757220
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/22/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lisa L. Miller is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Interests, Venues and Group Participation
2. A Political History of Crime on the Congressional Agenda
3. Crime Politics in Congress
4. Interest Groups and Crime Politics in the State
5. Crime, Law and Group Politics in Two Urban Locales
6. Citizenship Through Participation
7. Democratic Accountability and Social Control

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