Racializing Justice, Disenfranchising Lives: The Racism, Criminal Justice, and Law Reader / Edition 1

Racializing Justice, Disenfranchising Lives: The Racism, Criminal Justice, and Law Reader / Edition 1

by Manning Marable
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403977666

ISBN-13: 9781403977663

Pub. Date: 10/09/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

African Americans today face a systemic crisis of mass underemployment, mass imprisonment, and mass disfranchisement. This comprehensive reader makes clear to students the mutual constitution of these three crises.  See more details below

Overview

African Americans today face a systemic crisis of mass underemployment, mass imprisonment, and mass disfranchisement. This comprehensive reader makes clear to students the mutual constitution of these three crises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403977663
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/09/2007
Series:
Critical Black Studies Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
391
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Incarcerating the American Dream: the New Racial Domain, Criminal Justice, and the Prison Industrial Complex; M.Marable PART I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE NEW RACIAL DOMAIN Reconstructing Race and Crime: The Radical Tradition Revisited; T.Platt The Condemnation of Little B; E.Brown The Rockefeller Drug Laws; R.Gangi Racism and Capital Punishment; G.Kendall In Defense of Mumia; L.Weinglass Living While Black; C.Ogletree PART II: WOMEN, VIOLENCE, AND INCARCERATION The Impact of the Prison Industrial Complex on African-American Women; N.J.Sokoloff Toward a Black Feminist Liberation Agenda: Race, Gender, and Violence; K.Clarke The Female Bogeyman: Political Implications of Criminalizing Black Women; J.Jordan-Zachary A bad Relationship: Violence in the Lives of Incarcerated Black Women; N.Jones PART III: RACISM, LAW, AND PUBLIC POLICY Reassessing Race Specificity in American Law and Public Policy; L.Morris Tell the Court I Love My [Indian] Wife: Interrogating Race and Self-Identity in Loving v. Virginia; A.L.Coleman Resistance, Redemption, and Transformation: African-American Prisoners Living with the HIV/AIDS Virus; L.T.Fishman PART IV: FIRST PERSON: INSIDE U.S. PRISONS A True Democracy: Talking with Eddie Ellis; B.Vazquez From Object to Subject: Jazz Hayden; R.Rickford Political Prisoners and Black Radicalism; S.Bukharl Political Riddles: Bitten, Seduced, and Fooled; A.Dao'ud A Victim to Passion; R.Sanchez What Does the Ghetto Mean?; R.Sanchez Manipulator under Manipulation Shh: Mums; G.Ward PART V: VOTING RIGHTS AND DISENFRANCHISEMENT Felon Voting Rights and the Disenfranchisement of African-Americans; C.Uggen, J.Manza & A.Behrans Jim Crow Is Alive and Well in the 21st Century: Felony Disenfranchisement and the Silencing of the African-American Voice; R.S.King The Policy of Disfranchisement; K.Middlemass PART IV: CHALLENGING THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX State of Emergency; A.Y.Davis From Punishment to Rehabilitation: Empowering African-American Youths; M.Williams & I.Sapp-Grant Crime Prevention in the African-American Community: Lessons from the Nation of Islam; S.L.Gabiddon Wesley Robert Wells and the Civil Rights Congress Campaign; T.Hamm Prepared to Govern Justly: V.Jones

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