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The New Jim Crow :Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness

By: Alexander, Michelle
Material type: TextTextPublisher: The New Press 2020ISBN: 9781620971932Subject(s): African American Prisoners | Criminal Justice, Administration of | Discrimination in Criminal Justice Administration | Race Discrimination | United States - Race RelationsSummary: Seldom does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in judicial decisions and has been adopted in campus-wide and community-wide reads; it has been the winner of numerous prizes, including the NAACP Image Award; and it has spent nearly 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Most important of all, it has spawned a whole generation of criminal justice reform activists motivated by Michelle Alexander's unforgettable argument that 'we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.' 10th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author discussing all that has changed and remained the same in our criminal justice system, and our democracy as a whole, since she first published this book a decade ago.
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Seldom does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in judicial decisions and has been adopted in campus-wide and community-wide reads; it has been the winner of numerous prizes, including the NAACP Image Award; and it has spent nearly 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Most important of all, it has spawned a whole generation of criminal justice reform activists motivated by Michelle Alexander's unforgettable argument that 'we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.'
10th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author discussing all that has changed and remained the same in our criminal justice system, and our democracy as a whole, since she first published this book a decade ago.

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