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"Law never here" : a social history of African American responses to issues of crime and justice

Author: Frankie Y Bailey; Alice P Green
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines African American responses to issues of crime and justice from the colonial era to the present. It aims to provide a framework for understanding contemporary issues regarding crime  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bailey, Frankie Y.
"Law never here".
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(OCoLC)607176611
Online version:
Bailey, Frankie Y.
"Law never here".
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(OCoLC)607853752
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frankie Y Bailey; Alice P Green
ISBN: 0275953033 9780275953034
OCLC Number: 39672040
Description: xxi, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Of Natural Rights and Social Death --
2. The Slave Community --
3. Free Blacks and Slavery --
4. The Trials of War and Reconstruction --
5. Lest We Forget --
6. Life in the City --
7. The Era of Wilson and Griffith --
8. The Harlem Renaissance: A Cultural War against Oppression --
9. From Scottsboro to Chicago --
10. Wartime --
11. "To Secure These Rights" --
12. "Ain't Afraid of Your Jails" --
13. Of Wars, Prisons, Politics, and Race Theory --
14. In the Streets of L.A.
Responsibility: Frankie Y. Bailey and Alice P. Green.

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