The Resource The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, (electronic resource)

The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, (electronic resource)

Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness
Title
The new Jim Crow
Title remainder
mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status - much like their grandparents before them." "In this incisive critique, former litigator-turned-legal-scholar Michelle Alexander provocatively argues that we have not ended racial caste in America: we have simply redesigned it. Alexander shows that, by targeting black men and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control, even as it formally adheres to the principle of color blindness. The New Jim Crow challenges the civil rights community - and all of us - to place mass incarceration at the forefront of a new movement for racial justice in America."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Alexander, Michelle
Dewey number
364.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9950
LC item number
.A437 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • African American prisoners
  • African American men
  • Race discrimination
  • United States
Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-279) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( xi, 290 p.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595585301
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7469068
System control number
(NhCcYBP)7469068
Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-279) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( xi, 290 p.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595585301
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7469068
System control number
(NhCcYBP)7469068

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