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Color behind bars : racism in the U.S. prison system

Author: Scott Wm Bowman
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2014-
Series: Racism in American institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A diverse, critical analysis of racial and ethnic disparities within the American criminal justice system that encourages critical thinking by providing various sides to the issues"--
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Wm Bowman
ISBN: 9780313399039 0313399034
OCLC Number: 852220659
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm.
Contents: Volume 1. Historical and contemporary issues --
1. How did we get here?: historical considerations of minority imprisonment / Scott Wm. Bowman --
2. Jim Crow: a total institution: navigating a gateless prison system / Ruth Thompson-Miller and Joe Feagin --
3. Hegemony and collective memories: Japanese-American relocation and imprisonment on American Indian "land" / Pedro Rodriguez and Pat Lauderdale --
4. Residential segregation and the construction of an incarcerated underclass: historical considerations / Scott Wm. Bowman --
5. The marginalization and criminalization of the black male image in postmodern America / Ronnie A. Dunn --
6. Race/ethnicity, historical labor punishments, and the evolution of private prisons / Sarah Scott --
7. Court-involved Latina girls: shackled, silenced, and invisible / Vera Lopez and Lisa Pasko --
8. Race, rape, and disparity: a historical perspective / Anne Li Kringen --
9. The incarceration mentality of Eurocentrism: prisoner identification and jailing the imperfect body / Nikitah Imani --
10. Historical perspectives on race and the war on drugs and prolonged effects of racially biased laws and policies / Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein --
11. The juvenile justice system: an analysis of discretion and minority overrepresentation / Tony A. Barringer and Belinda E. Bruster --
12. Asian Americans, deviance, crime, and the model minority myth / Tamara K. Nopper --
13. We shall not forget this: Native Americans and colonial racism in American prisons / Carl Root and Michael J. Lynch --
14. The mass incarceration of Latinos in the United States: looking ahead to the year 2050 / Roberto J. Velasquez and Susana M. Funes --
15. Impact of mass incarceration on African-American women / Dorothy S. Ruiz. Volume 2. Public policy and the U.S. prison system --
16. What keeps us here?: policies and practices that shape minority overrepresentation / Scott Wm. Bowman --
17. Ethno-racial factors in the U.S. prison system: forensic psychological realities of correctional officers / Ronn Johnson --
18. Counseling, treatment, and culture in prison: one size fits all? / Leonard Steverson --
19. Prison privatization: the political economy of race / Laurie A. Gould and Matthew Pate --
20. The zero point of mass incarceration: mandatory minimums and the enfleshment of determinate sentencing / Nicholas Brady --
21. Race and the three strikes law / Brian Chad Starks and Alana Van Gundy --
22. How prisons became dystopias of color and poverty: prison abolition lessons from the war on drugs / Micheal J. Coyle --
23. Return to the rez: Native American parolees' transitions to community life / Joseph S. Masters and Timothy P. Hilton --
24. Race and the death penalty in America / Danielle Dirks and Emma Zack --
25. Reentry, revocation, and recidivism for racial/ethnic minorities / Nkrumah Lewis --
26. Racial/ethnic imprisonment and the larger community effects / Eileen M. Ahlin --
27. Muslims, the war on terror, and prisons / Elyshia Aseltine --
28. The ghosts of slavery: trying juveniles as adults / Christopher Bickel and Janette Diaz --
29. Privilege and prison: a reconstruction of the race/crime paradigm / Scott Wm. Bowman.
Series Title: Racism in American institutions.
Responsibility: Scott William Bowman, editor.
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