The rise of the American crimefare state

Andreas, Peter
September 1997
World Policy Journal;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p37
Academic Journal
Talks about the expansion of law enforcement in the United States. Rationale for the growth of the crimefare state; Antidrug offensive; Growth of federal police power; Internationalization of policing along the US border; Intertwining of law enforcement and national security institutions.


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