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Street Justice A History of Police Violence in New York City

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ISBN-10: 0807050237

ISBN-13: 9780807050231

Edition: 2004

Authors: Marilynn S. Johnson

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Description:

This book shows how the history of police brutality affects understandings of police behaviour in minority communities. It traces police brutality cases in NYC and the anti-brutality movements that sought to eradicate it, from the years after the Civil War through the 1960s.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 10/31/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 378
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
"The Clubbers and the Clubbed": Police Violence in the Nineteenth Century
Riots and the Racialization of Police Brutality, 1900-1911
Brutality and Reform in the Progressive Era
Prohibition, the War on Crime, and the Fight against the Third Degree
Police, Labor, and Radicals in the Great Depression
The Resurgence of Race
Storming the Barricades: The 1960s
Will the Cycle Be Unbroken?
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index