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Author Jacobs, James B, author
Title Drunk driving : an American dilemma / James B. Jacobs ; foreword by Franklin E. Zimring
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  HE5620.D7 J29    AVAILABLE    30560400285638
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  363.1251 J1531 1989    AVAILABLE    30500100509762
Descript xxii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Studies in crime and justice
Studies in crime and justice
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Machine derived contents note: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Anatomy of a Social Problem -- 1. Alcohol in American Society -- 2. Highway Safety as a Social Problem -- 3. Drunk Driving and Traffic Casualties -- 4. Patterns of Offending -- Part II: Criminal Law and Procedure -- 5. The Crime of Drunk Driving -- 6. Defining and Grading Drunk Driving -- 7. Aggravated Forms of Drunk Driving -- 8. Criminal Procedure and Drunk Driving -- Part III: Institution Building in the Social Control of Drunk Driving -- 9. Deterrence -- 10. Insurance Surcharges and Tort Liability for Drunk Drivers -- 11. Incapacitation -- 12. Public Education and Drinking Driving -- 13. Opportunity Blocking -- 14. Rehabilitating the Offender -- 15. Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
In this ambitious interdisciplinary study, James B. Jacobs provides a comprehensive review and analysis of America's drunk driving problem and of America's anti-drunk driving policies and jurisprudence. In a clear and accessible style, he considers what has been learned, what is being done, and what constitutional limits exist to the control and enforcement of drunk driving
Subject Drunk driving -- United States
Drinking and traffic accidents -- United States
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