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The Resource The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander

The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander

Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness
Title
The new Jim Crow
Title remainder
mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Alexander
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status, much like their grandparents before them, who lived under an explicit system of control.--Book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Index
index present
Intended audience
NC 1450
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
HV9950
LC item number
.A437 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781595586438
Lccn
2009022519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn320803432
Label
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781595586438
Lccn
2009022519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn320803432

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