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Author Tiger, Rebecca.

Title Judging addicts : drug courts and coercion in the justice system / Rebecca Tiger.

Published New York : New York University Press, c2013.
 Law Library - First Floor  KF3890 .T54 2013     AVAILABLE
Descript x, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Alternative criminology series
Alternative criminology series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-182) and index.
Contents Both bad and sick -- Criminalizing deviance : reconciling the punitive and rehabilitative -- "The right thing to do for the right reasons" : the institutional context for the emergence of drug courts -- "Enlightened coercion" : making coercion work -- "Force if the best medicine" : addiction, recovery, and coercion -- "Now that we know the medicine works" : expanding the drug court model.
Subject Drug courts -- United States.
Duress (Law) -- United States.
Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Drug addicts -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
ISBN 9780814784068 (cl : alk. paper)
0814784062 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814784075 (pb : alk. paper)
0814784070 (pb : alk. paper)