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Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism / Edition 1
     

Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism / Edition 1

by Kenneth Bolton, Joe Feagin, JR. Ken Bolton
 

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ISBN-10: 0415945186

ISBN-13: 9780415945189

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From New York to Los Angeles, police departments across the country are consistently accused of racism. Although historically white police precincts have been slowly integrating over the past few decades, African-American officers still encounter racism on the job. Bolton and Feagin have interviewed fifty veteran African-American police officers to provide real-life

Overview

From New York to Los Angeles, police departments across the country are consistently accused of racism. Although historically white police precincts have been slowly integrating over the past few decades, African-American officers still encounter racism on the job. Bolton and Feagin have interviewed fifty veteran African-American police officers to provide real-life and vivid examples of the difficulties and discrimination these officers face everyday inside and outside the police station from barriers in hiring and getting promoted to lack of trust from citizens and members of black community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415945189
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Black in Blue 2. Everyday Racism on the Force 3. Problems of the White Mind 4. Racial Barriers in Police Departments 5. A Hostile Racial Climate 6. Black Officers Can Transform Policing 7. A Better Future for All Americans

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