Search and Destroy: African-American Males in the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1

Search and Destroy: African-American Males in the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1

by Jerome G. Miller
     
 

This book argues that racial bias causes large percentages of American black males to be imprisoned.See more details below

Overview

This book argues that racial bias causes large percentages of American black males to be imprisoned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521598583
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Is it violent crime?; 2. Tracking racial bias; 3. Unanticipated consequences of the justice system; 4. The politics of crime; 5. Race, 'Applied Science' and public policy: the case of the criminaloid; 6. The future: from managerial efficiency to biological necessity; Notes; Index.

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