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Author Kops, Deborah.

Title Racial profiling / by Deborah Kops.

Publication Info. New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Young Adult Materials in Adult Department  YA363.2 K839    Check Shelf
Description 127 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Open for debate
Open for debate.
Summary "Focuses on the debate surrounding racial profiling in the United States--including a historical look at criminal profiles and U.S. government initiatives like Japanese-American internment during WWII through to the modern anti-terrorist age--through scholarly opinions, statistics, and studies"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Looking like the enemy : the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II -- From the mad bomber to the war on drugs : the roots of racial profiling -- "Driving while black" : racial profiling becomes a national issue -- The debate over racial profiling -- The courts and racial profiling -- Did September 11 change everything? -- The future of racial profiling.
Subject Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Juvenile literature.
Crime and race -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0761422986
Standard No. 9780761422983
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