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The Police and the Ghetto

The Police and the Ghetto

by John L. L. Cooper
     
 

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Ghettos are social and political colonies. The police are the urban colonial guards. Black Ghettos are no accidents. They are political institutions forced upon the minorities by the majority. Ghettos are used to house throwaway people and keep them out of the mainstream. In this regard, the police are not there to catch wrongdoers, but rather they are in the ghetto

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Ghettos are social and political colonies. The police are the urban colonial guards. Black Ghettos are no accidents. They are political institutions forced upon the minorities by the majority. Ghettos are used to house throwaway people and keep them out of the mainstream. In this regard, the police are not there to catch wrongdoers, but rather they are in the ghetto to help maintain the status quo and social order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595170357
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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