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Blind goddess : a reader on race and justice

Author: Alexander Papachristou
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2011.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Papachristou
ISBN: 9781595586995 1595586997
OCLC Number: 701019544
Description: xvii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Setting the stage : is justice really so black and white? --
The New Jim Crow / Michelle Alexander --
Race, incarceration, and American values / Glenn C. Loury --
Class, race & hyperincarceration in revanchist America / Loïc Wacquant --
pt. II. Policing : where are the cops when you need them? --
Profiling unmasked : from criminal profiling to racial profiling / David A. Harris --
Stop-question-frisk analyses / Center for Constitutional Rights --
The shame of New York City / Bob Herbert --
pt. III. The war on drugs : who is the real enemy? --
The war on drugs and the African American community / Marc Mauer --
Decades of disparity : drug arrests and race in the United States / Human Rights Watch --
pt. IV. Lawyering : whom are the lawyers really representing --
Should good people be prosecutors? / Paul Butler --
"What's a defense?" / Amy Bach --
pt. V. The jury : who are your peers and who are mine? --
Judgment and discrimination / David Cole --
Illegal racial discrimination in jury selection : a continuing legacy / Equal Justice Initiative pt. VI. Sentencing : does time come in different colors? --
No exit : the expanding use of life sentences in America / Ashley Nellis and Ryan S. King --
New political and cultural meanings / David Garland --
pt. VII. Prison : what are the walls hiding? --
Texas tough / Robert Perkinson --
Prisoners of the census in New York : democracy on the March! / Eric Lotke --
pt. VIII. Collateral consequences : could it get any worse? --
Incarceration and social inequality / Bruce Western and Becky Pettit --
Death by a thousand little cuts : studies of the impact of incarceration / Todd R. Clear --
pt. IX. Solutions : can anything be done about this? --
Doing less harm / Michael Tonry --
The fire this time / Michelle Alexander --
From racial profiling to racial literacy / Lani Guinier.
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Papachristou.

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