Black Silent Majority

Author: Michael Javen Fortner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674743997
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Michael Javen Fortner shows that in the 1970s these punitive policies toward addicts and pushers enjoyed the support of many working-class and middle-class blacks, angry about the chaos in their own neighborhoods.

Black Silent Majority

Author: Michael Javen Fortner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674496108
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Michael Javen Fortner shows that in the 1970s these punitive policies toward addicts and pushers enjoyed the support of many working-class and middle-class blacks, angry about the chaos in their own neighborhoods.

Black Silent Majority

Author: Michael Javen Fortner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674496086
Size: 60.71 MB
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Michael Javen Fortner shows that in the 1970s these punitive policies toward addicts and pushers enjoyed the support of many working-class and middle-class blacks, angry about the chaos in their own neighborhoods.

Urban Citizenship And American Democracy

Author: Amy Bridges
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438461011
Size: 61.18 MB
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Written by both urban and nonurban scholars using a variety of methodological approaches, the book examines urban citizenship within particular historical, social, and policy contexts, including issues of political participation, public ...

Colored Amazons

Author: Kali N. Gross
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822337997
Size: 37.65 MB
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"--Jacket. "Heartfelt and bold, "Colored Amazons" stands confidently at the intersection of several kinds of history.

False Choices

Author: Liza Featherstone
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1784784621
Size: 43.40 MB
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This well-researched collection of essays restores to feminism its revolutionary meaning, and outlines how it could transform the United States and its relation to the world.

The First Civil Right

Author: Naomi Murakawa
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199892806
Size: 29.68 MB
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In The First Civil Right, Naomi Murakawa inverts the conventional wisdom by arguing that the expansion of the federal carceral state-a system that disproportionately imprisons blacks and Latinos-was, in fact, rooted in the civil-rights ...

The Punishment Imperative

Author: Todd R. Clear
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479861189
Size: 36.83 MB
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Tracing a wide array of trends related to the criminal justice system, this book charts the rise of penal severity in America and speculates that a variety of forces—fiscal, political, and evidentiary—have finally come together to bring ...

Losing Ground

Author: Charles Murray
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786723777
Size: 52.18 MB
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This classic book serves as a starting point for any serious discussion of welfare reform.

Arrested Justice

Author: Beth E. Richie
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814708226
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Through the compelling stories of Black women who have been most affected by racism, persistent poverty, class inequality, limited access to support resources or institutions, Beth E. Richie shows that the threat of violence to Black women ...