For Children

Start Over Add to My Lists Export Return To Browse
19 results found. Sorted by relevance | date | title .
Record:   Prev Next
Author Murakawa, Naomi.
Title The first civil right : how liberals built prison America / Naomi Murakawa.
Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  365 M    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The first civil right : protection from lawless racial violence -- 2. Freedom from fear : white violence, black criminality, and the ideological fight for law-and-order -- 3. Policing the Great Society : modernizing law enforcement and rehabilitating criminal sentencing -- 4. The era of big punishment : mandatory minimums, community policing, and death penalty bidding wars -- 5. The last civil right : freedom from state-sanctioned racial violence.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Imprisonment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Punishment -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
African American prisoners -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre or Form History.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2015. ZNS
Added Title How liberals built prison America
ISBN 9780199892785 (hbk.)
0199892784 (hbk.)
9780199892808 (pbk.)
0199892806 (pbk.)