Policing The Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, And Imprisonment

byAngela J. Davis, Bryan Stevenson, Marc Mauer

Paperback | May 15, 2018

Policing The Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, And Imprisonment by Angela J. Davis
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A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars.

Policing the Black Man explores and critiques the many ways the criminal justice system impacts the lives of African American boys and men at every stage of the criminal process, from arrest through sentencing.  Essays range from an explication of the historical roots of racism in the criminal justice system to an examination of modern-day police killings of unarmed black men. The contributors discuss and explain racial profiling, the power and discretion of police and prosecutors, the role of implicit bias, the racial impact of police and prosecutorial decisions, the disproportionate imprisonment of black men, the collateral consequences of mass incarceration, and the Supreme Court’s failure to provide meaningful remedies for the injustices in the criminal justice system. Policing the Black Man is an enlightening must-read for anyone interested in the critical issues of race and justice in America. 

Acknowledgments  Introduction Angela J. Davis  A Presumption of Guilt: The Legacy of America’s History of Racial InjusticeBryan Stevenson  The Endurance of Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System Marc Mauer  Boys to Men: The Role of Policing in the Socialization of Black Boys Kristin Henning  Racial Profiling: The Law, the Poli...
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Title:Policing The Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, And ImprisonmentFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 inPublished:May 15, 2018Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0525436618

ISBN - 13:9780525436614

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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