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The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

Author: Michelle Alexander; Cornel West
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Press, 2012, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alexander, Michelle.
New Jim Crow.
New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2012
(NjBwBT)bl2012002806
(OCoLC)656451603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Alexander; Cornel West
ISBN: 9781595588197 1595588191 9781595586438 1595586431
OCLC Number: 1015619599
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 312 pages)
Contents: 1. The rebirth of caste --
2. The lockdown --
3. The color of justice --
4. The cruel hand --
5. The new Jim Crow --
6. The fire this time.
Responsibility: Michelle Alexander ; [with a new foreword by Cornel West].
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Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.

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