Racializing Justice, Disenfranchising Lives: The Racism, Criminal Justice, and Law Reader / Edition 1by Manning Marable, Keesha Middlemass, Ian Steinberg
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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: 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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