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Talk with You Like a Woman African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890-1935

ISBN-10: 0807871621
ISBN-13: 9780807871621
Edition: 2010
Authors: Cheryl D. Hicks
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List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Cheryl D. Hicks is assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Introduction: Talk with You Like a Woman
African American Urban Life and the Multiple Meanings of Protection in the City
To Live a Fuller and Freer Life: Black Women Migrants' Expectations and New York's Urban Realities, 1890-1927
The Only One That Would Be Interested in Me: Police Brutality, Black Women's Protection, and the New York Race Riot of 1900
I Want to Save These Girls: Single Black Women and Their Protectors, 1895-1911
Urban Reform and Criminal Justice
Colored Women of Hard and Vicious Character: Respectability, Domesticity, and Crime, 1893-1933
Tragedy of the Colored Girl in Court: The National Urban League and New York's Women's Court, 1911-1931
In Danger of Becoming Morally Depraved: Single Black Women, Working-Class Black Families, and New York State's Wayward Minor Laws, 1917-1928
A Rather Bright and Good-Looking Colored Girl: Black Women's Sexuality, "Harmful Intimacy," and Attempts to Regulate Desire, 1917-1928
Rehabilitation, Respectability, and Race
I Don't Live on My Sister, I Living of Myself: Parole, Gender, and Black Families, 1905-1935
She Would Be Better off in the South: Sending Women on Parole to Their Southern Kin, 1920-1935
Conclusion: Thank God I Am Independent One More Time

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