Summary of The New Jim Crow: by Michelle Alexander , Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries

Summary of The New Jim Crow: by Michelle Alexander , Includes Analysis

byInstaread Summaries

Kobo ebook | May 3, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info

$3.83

Prices and offers may vary in store

Available for download

Not available in stores

about

Summary of The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander | Includes Analysis

 

Preview:


The New Jim Crow argues that the ongoing “War on Drugs” and the resulting mass incarceration of African Americans is the moral equivalent of Jim Crow.

Beginning in the seventeenth century, institutions emerged in colonial America that contributed to the creation of a racial caste system. America’s current racial caste system builds upon the legacy of both chattel slavery that existed in the United States prior to the Civil War and on the system of Jim Crow laws that designated African Americans to second-class citizenship in many parts of the American South prior to the civil rights movement.

This racial caste system is perpetuated across the country by members of both political parties. It has resulted in a large number of African American men who cannot vote, serve on juries, or find employment and housing. Discrimination against convicts is legally accepted and widespread…

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

 

Inside this Instaread Summary of The New Jim Crow

 

·      Overview of the book

·      Important People

·      Key Takeaways

·      Analysis of Key Takeaways

 

About the Author

With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

Title:Summary of The New Jim Crow: by Michelle Alexander , Includes AnalysisFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:Instaread, IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1945272325

ISBN - 13:9781945272325

Reviews