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Hunting for "dirtbags" : why cops over-police the poor and racial minorities / Lori Beth Way and Ryan Patten.

By: Way, Lori Beth.
Contributor(s): Patten, Ryan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, [2013]Description: vi, 200 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781555538125 (cloth : alk. paper); 1555538126 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781555538132 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1555538134 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Police discretion | Police-community relations | Poor | Minorities | Police -- United States -- Case studiesDDC classification: 363.2/3080973 LOC classification: HV7936.D54 | W39 2013
Contents:
The undiagnosed problem: discretionary proactive policing -- Setting the stage: Stonesville and Seaside -- Shaken or stirred? Choosing your policing style and level of proactivity -- Hunting grounds: and may the odds be ever in your favor -- A vicious cycle: re-policing the poor and the effects of probation and parole status -- The future: service-oriented policing.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-196) and index.

The undiagnosed problem: discretionary proactive policing -- Setting the stage: Stonesville and Seaside -- Shaken or stirred? Choosing your policing style and level of proactivity -- Hunting grounds: and may the odds be ever in your favor -- A vicious cycle: re-policing the poor and the effects of probation and parole status -- The future: service-oriented policing.

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LORI BETH WAY is a professor in the Department of Political Science, California State University, Chico. RYAN PATTEN is an associate professor in the Criminal Justice Program, California State University, Chico.

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