The Police and the Ghetto

The Police and the Ghetto

by John 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…  See more details below

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780804692502
Publisher:
Associated Faculty Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1980
Series:
National University Publications, Multi-Disciplinary Studies in the Law
Pages:
158

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