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The new Jim Crow [downloadable e-book] : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness / Michelle Alexander ; [with a new foreword by Cornel West].

E-book E-book (2012.)
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.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 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.
Summary: 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.
Source of Description: Description based on print version record.
Authors: West, Cornel. (Added Author).
Citation: Alexander, Michelle. "The new Jim Crow mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness." New York, N.Y. : New Press, 2012.

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