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Author Hirsch, Lily E., 1979-

Title Music in American crime prevention and punishment / Lily E. Hirsch.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
 Law Library - First Floor  ML3917.U6 H57 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-195) and index.
Contents Classical music in crime prevention -- "Sound for sound" : a new approach to punishment in noise abatement -- Rap lyrics as evidence -- "The music made me do it" : obscenity and incitement in legal valuations of music -- Music in prison -- Music as torture -- Epilogue.
Subject Music and crime.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Music -- Psychological aspects.
Performing arts -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
ISBN 9780472118540 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472118544 (cloth : alk. paper)