Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

African-American Males in the Criminal Justice System

Paperback - 2011
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This tightly argued and methodologically sound volume addresses widespread social assumptions associating crime and African-American men. An exploration into the criminal justice system in America today and its impact on young African-American males, this book challenges the linking of crime and race and the conservative anti-welfare, hard-on-crime agenda. Jerry Miller has spent a lifetime studying and challenging our criminal justice system. He has worked to make it more progressive and more just. He has watched as it turned into a system of segregation and control for many Americans of color. That is the story told here in devastating detail.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780521743815
0521743818
Branch Call Number: 364.08996
Characteristics: xx, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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