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Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation

Author: Beth Richie
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black women in marginalized communities are uniquely at risk of battering, rape, sexual harassment, stalking and incest. Through the compelling stories of Black women who have been most affected by racism, persistent poverty, class inequality, limited access to support resources or institutions, the author shows that the threat of violence to Black women has never been more serious, demonstrating how conservative  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Richie
ISBN: 9780814776223 0814776221 9780814776230 081477623X 9780814723913 0814723918 9780814708224 0814708226
OCLC Number: 764339521
Description: xv, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem of male violence against black women --
How we won the mainstream but lost the movement --
Black women, male violence, and the buildup of a prison nation --
The matrix: a black feminist response to male violence and the state.
Responsibility: Beth E. Richie.

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Reveals the shocking threats of violence to Black women across America  Read more...
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"No one writes with passion like Beth Richie to convey the degree of danger the most marginalized women in our country are in. If there is one book you read to understand better why poor Black women Read more...

 
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