Racializing Justice, Disenfranchising Lives The Racism, Criminal Justice, and Law Reader

ISBN-10: 1403977674

ISBN-13: 9781403977670

Edition: 2007

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African Americans today face a systemic crisis of mass underemployment, mass imprisonment, and mass disfranchisement. This comprehensive reader makes clear to students the mutual constitution of these three crises. NEW SERIES ANNOUNCEMENT Critical Black Studies Series Editor: Manning Marable The Critical Black Studies Series features readers and anthologies examining challenging topics within the contemporary black experience--in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, and across the African Diaspora. Under the general editorial supervision of Manning Marable, the readers in the series are designed both for college and university course adoption, as well as for general readers and researchers. The Critical Black Studies Series seeks to provoke intellectual debate and exchange over the most critical issues confronting the political, socioeconomic and cultural reality of black life in the United States and beyond.
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List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 387
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Manning Marable was born in Dayton, Ohio on May 13, 1950. In 1968, he served as the local black newspaper's correspondent and marched along with thousands of others during the funeral procession for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He received a bachelor's degree from Earlham College in Indiana, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from the University of Maryland. He wrote around 20 books during his lifetime including How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American Life, Speaking Truth to Power: Essays on Race, Resistance and Radicalism, and Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. He was a professor of African American studies, history, political science and public affairs at Columbia University. He died from complications of pneumonia on April 1, 2011 at the age of 60.

Introduction: Incarcerating the American Dream: the New Racial Domain, Criminal Justice, and the Prison Industrial Complex
The Criminal Justice System and The New Racial Domain
Reconstructing Race and Crime: The Radical Tradition Revisited
The Condemnation of Little B
The Rockefeller Drug Laws
Racism and Capital Punishment
In Defense of Mumia
Living While Black
Women, Violence, and Incarceration
The Impact of the Prison Industrial Complex on African-American Women
Toward a Black Feminist Liberation Agenda: Race, Gender, and Violence
The Female Bogeyman: Political Implications of Criminalizing Black Women
A bad Relationship: Violence in the Lives of Incarcerated Black Women
Racism, Law, and Public Policy
Reassessing Race Specificity in American Law and Public Policy
�Tell the Court I Love My [Indian] Wife:� Interrogating Race and Self-Identity inLoving v. Virginia
Resistance, Redemption, and Transformation: African-American Prisoners Living with the HIV/AIDS Virus
First Person: Inside U.S. Prisons
�A True Democracy:� Talking with Eddie Ellis
From Object to Subject: Jazz Hayden
Political Prisoners and Black Radicalism
Political Riddles: Bitten, Seduced, and Fooled
A Victim to Passion
What Does the Ghetto Mean?
Manipulator under Manipulation Shh: Mums
Voting Rights and Disenfranchisement
Felon Voting Rights and the Disenfranchisement of African-Americans
Jim Crow Is Alive and Well in the 21st Century: Felony Disenfranchisement and the Silencing of the African-American Voice
The Policy of Disfranchisement
Challenging The Prison Industrial Complex
State of Emergency
From Punishment to Rehabilitation: Empowering African-American Youths
Crime Prevention in the African-American Community: Lessons from the Nation of Islam
Wesley Robert Wells and the Civil Rights Congress Campaign
Prepared to Govern Justly
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