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African Americans and criminal justice : an encyclopedia / Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, and Marvie Brooks, Editors.
Title:
African Americans and criminal justice : an encyclopedia / Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, and Marvie Brooks, Editors.
Publication:
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2014]
Publication Date:
2014
ISBN:
9780313357169
Contents:
Abu-Jamal, Mumia -- Adams, the Honorable Eric L. -- African diaspora, crime, and justice -- Alternative sentencing -- American Law and African Americans -- Barry, J. Marion S. -- Bell, Sean -- Black Panther Party -- Black protectionism -- Brown, H. Rap (aka Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin) -- Brown, James Joseph -- Bumpurs, Elanor -- Byrd, Jr., James -- Carmichael, Stokely -- Citizenship -- Civil Rights Movement -- Cochran, Jr., Johnnie L. -- Code of the Street -- Community-based crime and reentry theory -- Conyers, Jr. John -- Correctional system and African Americans -- Criminal deportation -- Critical race theory -- Dahmer, Jeffrey Lionel -- Dating violence (H.R. 789) -- Davis, Angela Yvonne -- Davis, Larry -- Davis, Troy Anthony -- D.C. Snipers -- Death penalty -- Diallo, Amadou -- Disproportionality and crime -- DNA testing -- Domestic violence and African American families -- Dorismond, Patrick -- Drug treatment strategies -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Dutton, Charles Stanley -- Early intervention for African Americans -- Education -- Environmental justice -- Eugenics -- Evers, Medgar -- Eyewitness misidentification -- Fair Sentencing Act of 201 -- Faith-based prisoner reentry -- False confessions -- Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2009 (S. 650) -- Federal sentencing disparity -- Ferguson, Colin -- Francois, Kendall -- Gangs -- Gates, Jr., Henry Louis -- Grant, Oscar -- Habitual Offender Laws -- Hate crimes -- Healing communities -- Hip-Hop culture -- Homicide -- Hurricane Katrina -- Inequality theory -- Innocence Project -- Institutional racism -- Institutional racism : a United Kingdom perspective -- Inter-racial offending -- Intra-racial offending -- Jackson, Jesse -- Jefferson, the Honorable William Jennings -- Jena Six -- Jones, Jr., Prince Carmen -- Juries -- King, Rodney Glen -- Lee, Anthony Dwain/Dwayne -- Legal representation -- Legal socialization and race -- Los Angeles riots of 1992 -- Louima, Abner -- Lynching -- Malcolm X (aka El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) -- Mapp, Dollree -- Martin, Trayvon -- Mitchell, Margaret Laverne -- Nation of Islam -- 100 Blacks in law enforcement who care -- Organized crime -- Petit apartheid -- Police brutality -- Price, Craig -- Prisoner reentry and African Americans -- Prisoner reentry models : a focus on Arkansas -- Prisons -- Public housing -- Racial hoaxes and media representations -- Racial profiling -- Racial stereotyping and wrongful convictions -- Robeson, Paul -- Rockefeller Drug Laws : policy review -- Ross, Ricky "Freeway" -- Ross, Robert -- Scottsboro cases -- Sentencing disparities -- Sex crimes and race -- Shakur, Assata (aka Joanne Chesimard) -- Shakur, Tupac Amaru -- Sharpton, Jr., Alfred Charles -- Simpson, Orenthal James "O.J." -- Slavery -- Snitching, the miseducation of -- Socioeconomic factors -- Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) -- Stop Snitching Campaign -- Streetwise Project -- Structural racism and violence -- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) -- Termination of parental rights -- Theories of race and crime -- Three Strikes Legislation -- Till, Emmett -- War on Drugs -- Wells-Barnett, Ida B. -- When work disappears : the world of the new urban poor -- White, Walter Francis -- Williams, Wayne -- Wolfgang, Marvin -- Wrongful convictions -- Young, Jr. Cornel -- Youth violence -- Zebratown -- Zongo, Ousmane.
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text
Carrier Type:
volume
Language:
Undetermined
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