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Fortress America : how we embraced fear and abandoned democracy / Elaine Tyler May.

May, Elaine Tyler, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780465055920 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0465055923 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: vii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction -- Gimme shelter: security in the atomic age -- The color of danger: from red to black -- Vigilante virtue: fantasy, reality, and the law -- Women: victims or villains? -- Locked up America: self-incarceration and the illusion of security -- Epilogue.
Subject: Crime > United States > History > 21st century.
Violence > United States > History > 21st century.
Public safety > Social aspects > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
United States > Civilization > 21st century.

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