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African Americans and criminal justice : an encyclopedia

Author: Delores D Jones-Brown; Beverly D Frazier; Marvie Brooks
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2014]
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This encyclopedia comprises descriptive essays documenting the ways in which people of African descent have been victimized by oppressive laws enacted by local, state, and federal authorities in the United States. It presents a frank and comprehensive view of how Americans of African descent have come to be viewed as synonymous with criminality, representing an essential learning resource for all American citizens,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Delores D Jones-Brown; Beverly D Frazier; Marvie Brooks
ISBN: 9780313357169 0313357161
OCLC Number: 729344399
Description: xiv, 631 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Abu-Jamal, Mumia --
Adams, the Honorable Eric L. --
African diaspora, crime, and justice --
Alternative sentencing --
American Law and African Americans --
Barry, J. Marion S. --
Bell, Sean --
Black Panther Party --
Black protectionism --
Brown, H. Rap (aka Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin) --
Brown, James Joseph --
Bumpurs, Elanor --
Byrd, Jr., James --
Carmichael, Stokely --
Citizenship --
Civil Rights Movement --
Cochran, Jr., Johnnie L. --
Code of the Street --
Community-based crime and reentry theory --
Conyers, Jr. John --
Correctional system and African Americans --
Criminal deportation --
Critical race theory --
Dahmer, Jeffrey Lionel --
Dating violence (H.R. 789) --
Davis, Angela Yvonne --
Davis, Larry --
Davis, Troy Anthony --
D.C. Snipers --
Death penalty --
Diallo, Amadou --
Disproportionality and crime --
DNA testing --
Domestic violence and African American families --
Dorismond, Patrick --
Drug treatment strategies --
Du Bois, W.E.B. --
Dutton, Charles Stanley --
Early intervention for African Americans --
Education --
Environmental justice --
Eugenics --
Evers, Medgar --
Eyewitness misidentification --
Fair Sentencing Act of 201 --
Faith-based prisoner reentry --
False confessions --
Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2009 (S. 650) --
Federal sentencing disparity --
Ferguson, Colin --
Francois, Kendall --
Gangs --
Gates, Jr., Henry Louis --
Grant, Oscar --
Habitual Offender Laws --
Hate crimes --
Healing communities --
Hip-Hop culture --
Homicide --
Hurricane Katrina --
Inequality theory --
Innocence Project --
Institutional racism --
Institutional racism : a United Kingdom perspective --
Inter-racial offending --
Intra-racial offending --
Jackson, Jesse --
Jefferson, the Honorable William Jennings --
Jena Six --
Jones, Jr., Prince Carmen --
Juries --
King, Rodney Glen --
Lee, Anthony Dwain/Dwayne --
Legal representation --
Legal socialization and race --
Los Angeles riots of 1992 --
Louima, Abner --
Lynching --
Malcolm X (aka El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) --
Mapp, Dollree --
Martin, Trayvon --
Mitchell, Margaret Laverne --
Nation of Islam --
100 Blacks in law enforcement who care --
Organized crime --
Petit apartheid --
Police brutality --
Price, Craig --
Prisoner reentry and African Americans --
Prisoner reentry models : a focus on Arkansas --
Prisons --
Public housing --
Racial hoaxes and media representations --
Racial profiling --
Racial stereotyping and wrongful convictions --
Robeson, Paul --
Rockefeller Drug Laws : policy review --
Ross, Ricky "Freeway" --
Ross, Robert --
Scottsboro cases --
Sentencing disparities --
Sex crimes and race --
Shakur, Assata (aka Joanne Chesimard) --
Shakur, Tupac Amaru --
Sharpton, Jr., Alfred Charles --
Simpson, Orenthal James "O.J." --
Slavery --
Snitching, the miseducation of --
Socioeconomic factors --
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) --
Stop Snitching Campaign --
Streetwise Project --
Structural racism and violence --
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) --
Termination of parental rights --
Theories of race and crime --
Three Strikes Legislation --
Till, Emmett --
War on Drugs --
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. --
When work disappears : the world of the new urban poor --
White, Walter Francis --
Williams, Wayne --
Wolfgang, Marvin --
Wrongful convictions --
Young, Jr. Cornel --
Youth violence --
Zebratown --
Zongo, Ousmane.
Responsibility: Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, and Marvie Brooks, Editors.

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