Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712905
Size: 23.82 MB
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As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand why.

Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
ISBN: 0374189978
Size: 15.73 MB
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"Recounts the tragic role that some African Americans--as judges, prosecutors, politicians, police officers, and voters--played in escalating the war on crime"--

A Colony In A Nation

Author: Chris Hayes
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393254232
Size: 43.88 MB
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New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.

The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595588191
Size: 65.67 MB
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Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and bold,” and Pulitzer Prize–winner David Levering Lewis calls “stunning,” will at last be available.

Locked In

Author: John Pfaff
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096921
Size: 53.47 MB
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"Pfaff, let there be no doubt, is a reformer...Nonetheless, he believes that the standard story--popularized in particular by Michelle Alexander, in her influential book, The New Jim Crow--is false.

When Police Kill

Author: Franklin E. Zimring
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067497218X
Size: 75.23 MB
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Franklin Zimring compiles data from federal records, crowdsourced research, and investigative journalism to provide a comprehensive, fact-based picture of how, when, where, and why police use deadly force.

Policing The Black Man

Author: Angela J. Davis
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871288
Size: 36.29 MB
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Policing the Black Man is an enlightening must-read for anyone interested in the critical issues of race and justice in America.

The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Author: Sharon Dolovich
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479831549
Size: 70.78 MB
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By engaging both classic issues and new understandings, this volume offers a comprehensive framework for thinking about the modern justice system.

Punishment And Social Structure

Author: Georg Rusche
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412832526
Size: 57.28 MB
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While the main body of Punishment and Social Structure are Rusche's ideas, Kirchheimer was responsible for bringing the book more up-to-date to include the Nazi and fascist era.