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Policing Black bodies : how Black lives are surveilled and how to work for change

Author: Angela Hattery; Earl Smith
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Policing Black Bodies goes beyond chronicling isolated incidents of injustice to look at the broader systems of inequality in our society--how they're structured, how they harm Black people, and how we can work for positive change. The book discusses the school-to-prison pipeline, mass incarceration and the prison boom, the unique ways Black women and trans people are treated, wrongful convictions and the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hattery, Angela.
Policing black bodies.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017058096
(OCoLC)1009072448
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Hattery; Earl Smith
ISBN: 9781442276956 1442276959
OCLC Number: 1002119764
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the stage --
Urban riots and protests, or a logical response to policing Black bodies --
Mass incarceration --
School-to-prison pipeline --
The prison-industrial complex: the new plantation economy --
Policing Black women's bodies --
Policing trans bodies --
Police killings of unarmed Black men --
The ultimate failure: exoneration --
Intersectionality, color-blind racism, and a call to action --
Appendix A. High profile police shootings of black men and the outcomes.
Other Titles: How Black lives are surveilled and how to work for change
Responsibility: Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith.
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Policing Black Bodies walks readers through critical issues facing African Americans in the criminal justice system-from police brutality to exoneration and re-entry. Synthesizing the latest research  Read more...

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Intended to provoke controversial and uncomfortable discussion, Hattery and Smith's book focuses on what they expose as America's deeply rooted culture, history and ideology of deliberately violating Read more...

 
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