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Search and Destroy African-American Males in the Criminal Justice System

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ISBN-10: 0521743818

ISBN-13: 9780521743815

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Jerome G. Miller

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List price: $20.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 11/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Dr Jerrry Miller holds a Doctor of Social Work degree from the Catholic University of America. In 1968, he became Associate Professor of Social Work at Ohio State University. He was subsequently appointed to the cabinet of Massachusetts Republican Governor Frank Sargent in 1969 to head the newly created Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and has also served on the gubernatorial staff of Milton Shapp, former governor of Pennsylvania. In 1977, he founded the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA), a non-profit organization to set up alternative plans for youth and adults otherwise institutionalized in reform schools, prisons, mental hospitals and state institutions…    

Prologue: From Which Aristocratic Colours Peep
The Scope of the Problem
All Our Young Enemies
Hyping Violence
Race and Moral Panics
Measuring Crime Rates
The Crime "Explosion"
The Character of Violent Crime
A History of Violence
A New Breed?
The Black Criminal "Profile"
Casting the Net of Social Control
Overkill
Unanticipated Consequences
The Very Long Arm of the Law
Race Baiting and Kitsch
Of Tufthunters and Toadies
Creating Moral Panics
Race Baiting
The Nelson Eddy Effect
Feeding a Culture of Neglect
The Great Divide
The Search for the Criminaloid
Stalking the Criminal Brain
Stalking the Criminal Gene
The New Lombrosians
"Degeneration"
Labeling the Deviant
Early Attempts at Preventing "Genetically Influenced" Crime
Predispositions and "Unintrusive Therapies"
Boys with Prehensile Feet
Approaching Genes and Behavior
Banishing Indecision
The Sentimentalist versus the Ignoramus
Combating Crime
The Likely Future
Dealing with the Disposable
Epilogue
Index