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, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
1 online resource (xiv, 629 pages) : illustrations

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Series
Gale virtual reference library
Summary note
This encyclopedia comprises descriptive essays documenting the ways in which people of African descent have been victimized by oppressive laws enacted by local, state, and federal authorities in the United States. It presents a frank and comprehensive view of how Americans of African descent have come to be viewed as synonymous with criminality, representing an essential learning resource for all American citizens, regardless of race or age.
Notes
Includes index.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
List of entries -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The encyclopedia -- Contributors -- Index -- About the editors.
ISBN
9780313357176 (electronic book)
OCLC
890146684
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