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Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1970s America, politicians began “getting tough” on drugs, crime, and welfare. These campaigns helped expand the nation's penal system, discredit welfare programs, and cast blame for the era's ... More


Birth of a Monster

Neil Mitchell

in Carrie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the surrounding forces, both individual and collective, which led to the writing and subsequent filming of Carrie (1976), giving a clear picture of its place within the popular ... More


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