African Americans and criminal justice : an encyclopedia / Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, and Marvie Brooks, Editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2014]
Description
xiv, 631 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Editor
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 9780313357169 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0313357161 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2013042831
OCLC
729344399
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