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date: 16 February 2019

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Crime control and race relations have played central roles in the unfolding of partisan politics in the United States over the last half-century. A variety of major features of modern politics, from the fall of liberalism and the conservative ascendancy to modern public opinion toward racial policies, cannot be understood without attending to the intersection of race and criminal justice.

Keywords: racial politics, crime, law and order, punishment, racial appeals

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