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Tapping into the Wire

The Real Urban Crisis

Tapping into the Wire( )
Author: Beilenson, Peter L.
McGuire, Patrick A.
Foreword by: Simon, David
ISBN:978-1-4214-1190-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Did Omar Little die of lead poisoning? Would a decriminalization strategy like the one in Hamsterdam end the War on Drugs? What will it take to save neglected kids like Wallace and Dukie? Tapping into 'The Wire' uses the acclaimed television series as a road map for exploring connections between inner-city poverty and drug-related violence. Past Baltimore City health commissioner Peter Beilenson teams up with former Baltimore Sun reporter Patrick A. McGuire to deliver a...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / General
Social Science / Media Studies
Medical / Public Health
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 8.892 x 0.567 Inches
Book Weight:0.805 Pounds
Author Biography
Beilenson, Peter L. (Author)
David Simon, M.D., is Medical Director of The Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, California.

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