The new Jim Crow [downloadable e-book] : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness / Michelle Alexander ; [with a new foreword by Cornel West].
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 312 p.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Press, 2012.
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- ISBN: 9781595588197 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1595588191 (electronic bk.)
- Edition: Rev. ed.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. The rebirth of caste -- 2. The lockdown -- 3. The color of justice -- 4. The cruel hand -- 5. The new Jim Crow -- 6. The fire this time.
Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.
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Citation: Alexander, Michelle. "The new Jim Crow mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness." New York, N.Y. : New Press, 2012.