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Sense and nonsense about crime, drugs, and communities / Samuel Walker.

Topic: 
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author: 
Walker, Samuel, 1942-
Edition: 
Eighth edition.
Note: 
Seventh edition was published: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, c2011.
Summary: 
A critique of the American penchant for short-sighted, metaphorical strategies to prevent crime, such as boot camp, or feel-good rhetoric about crime priorities, that have, over the years, not gotten us very far in our pursuit of a safer society.