Race, Place, and Suburban Policing

Race, Place, and Suburban Policing

Too Close for Comfort

Book - 2015
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While considerable attention has been given to encounters between black citizens and police in urban communities, there have been limited analyses of such encounters in suburban settings. Race, Place, and Suburban Policing tells the full story of social injustice, racialized policing, nationally profiled shootings, and the ambiguousness of black life in a suburban context. Through compelling interviews, participant observation, and field notes from a marginalized black enclave located in a predominately white suburb, Andrea S. Boyles examines a fraught police-citizen interface, where blacks are segregated and yet forced to negotiate overlapping spaces with their more affluent white counterparts.
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780520282391
0520282396
9780520282384
0520282388
Branch Call Number: RB-K 363.23089
Characteristics: xx, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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