The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness / Michelle Alexander ; [with a new foreword by Cornel West].

Author
Alexander, Michelle [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Rev. ed.
Published/​Created
New York, N.Y. : New Press ; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, c2012.
Description
xvii, 312 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographic references (p. [263]-296) and index.
Contents
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time.
ISBN
  • 9781595586438 (pbk.)
  • 1595586431 (pbk.)
OCLC
905114297
RCP
C - S