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Who Are the Criminals?
The Politics of Crime Policy from the Age of Roosevelt to the Age of Reagan
John Hagan
With a new afterword by the author

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"John Hagan shows that the stories of street crime and white-collar crime are not separate, but interwoven. He also closely ties together the histories of politics, policymaking, criminal justice practice, and criminological thought. This book could only have been written by someone with the expertise that Hagan has amassed over many decades of intense and extremely productive research. This is a significant contribution indeed."--Joachim J. Savelsberg, University of Minnesota

"This is an important and in many respects brilliant book. The analyses of criminology in the ages of Roosevelt and Reagan are masterful. At its most ambitious, the book aspires to frame a new kind of criminology that breaks with the belief that government stands between society and the dangerous. This is an exciting vision."--Jonathan Simon, University of California, Berkeley

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