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Saturday, August 30, 2014

'Incarceration Society'

Dan Little:

Incarceration society: It is becoming increasingly clear that the criminal justice system is an important component of the system of race in the United States today. Michelle Alexander's important book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness makes the case that the war on drugs and the war on crime have functioned disproportionately to incarcerate and control young black men in America's inner cities. ...

    Posted by on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 09:40 AM in Economics | Permalink  Comments (73)


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