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Call # KF3890 .T54 2013
Author Tiger, Rebecca
Title Judging addicts : drug courts and coercion in the justice system / Rebecca Tiger
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2013
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Descript. x, 198 p. ; 24 cm
Series Alternative criminology series
Alternative criminology series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-182) and index
Subject Drug courts -- United States
Duress (Law) -- United States
Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Law and legislation -- United States
Drug addicts -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Contents Both bad and sick -- Criminalizing deviance : reconciling the punitive and rehabilitative -- "The right thing to do for the right reasons" : the institutional context for the emergence of drug courts -- "Enlightened coercion" : making coercion work -- "Force if the best medicine" : addiction, recovery, and coercion -- "Now that we know the medicine works" : expanding the drug court model
OCLC # 780483669