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The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness /

This work argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack... Full description

Main Author: Alexander, Michelle.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : [Jackson, TN] : New Press ; 2012
Distributed by Perseus Distribution,
Edition: Rev. ed.
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Contents: The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time.
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Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 364.973 A377n 2012 Due: 12/12/2014

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