The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The New Press, 2012 - 312 pages
This book seeks to analyze the issue of race in America after the election of Barack Obama. For the author, the U.S. criminal justice system functions can act as a contemporary system of racial control, even as it adheres to the principle of color blindness.
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I recommend this book. If you want to educate yourself on the Jim crow laws of today the author in my opinion did an excellent job explaining the events. Michelle Alexander is an excellent writer. I ... Read full review
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Mass Incarceration, Mass Incarceration, Mass Incarceration! This book has important information but it was SO redunctant I lost patience! I feel like everything that was said in the book was covered in the prologue and I didn't need the rest of the book. Read full review