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
1 online resource (xiv, 631 pages) : illustrations

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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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • List of entries
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The encyclopedia
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • About the editors.
ISBN
  • 9780313357176 ((electronic bk.))
  • 031335717X ((electronic bk.))
  • 1785399152
  • 9781785399152
  • 9798216043256 (Electronic book (EPUB format))
  • 8216043252 (Electronic book (EPUB format))
  • 9788216043257
OCLC
890146684
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