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Author Ghatak, Saran, 1973-

Title Threat perceptions : the policing of dangers from eugenics to the war on terrorism / Saran Ghatak.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2011]
©2011

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 UniM Bail  364.40973 GHAT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 131 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Issues in crime and justice.
Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-125) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Crime prevention -- United States -- History.
Threat (Psychology) -- History.
ISBN 9780739129579 (hbk.)
0739129570 (hbk.)
9780739151105 (ebk.)
073915110X (ebk.)