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New jim crow mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

By: Alexander, Michelle.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York New Press 2012Description: xvii,312p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781595586438.Subject(s): Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | African American prisoners -- United States | African American men -- Social conditions | Race discrimination -- United States | United States -- Race relationsDDC classification: 364.973 | 364.973
Contents:
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time.
Summary: Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.
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Includes bibliographic references (p. [263]-296) and index.

The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time.

Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.

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