A Kinder, Gentler Drug War?

Katherine Beckett and Marco Brydolf-Horwitz. 2020. “A Kinder, Gentler Drug War? Race, Drugs, and Punishment in 21st Century America.” Punishment and Society. DOI: 10.1177/1462474520925145

The article shows that the drug war has only attenuated modestly, and that while still quite large, racial disparities in drug arrests and incarceration have diminished, likely due to the changing geography of drug law enforcement and punishment. 

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