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“Enlightened Coercion”: Making Coercion Work

Rebecca Tiger

in Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784068
eISBN:
9780814759417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784068.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines how medicalized theories of addiction became the basis for the broad support for drug courts and for advocates' argument in support of enlightened coercion. It begins with a ... More


Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System

Rebecca Tiger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784068
eISBN:
9780814759417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The number of people incarcerated in the United States now exceeds 2.3 million, due in part to the increasing criminalization of drug use: over 25 percent of people incarcerated in jails and prisons ... More


“Now That We Know the Medicine Works”: Expanding the Drug Court Model

Rebecca Tiger

in Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784068
eISBN:
9780814759417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784068.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reflects on the future of drug courts, paying attention to the recent preoccupation of advocates with these courts' institutionalization. It considers how the courts' individualized and ... More


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