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Author Muhammad, Khalil Gibran, 1972- author.

Title The condemnation of blackness : race, crime, and the making of modern urban America, with a new preface / Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  364.256 MUHAMMAD    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  364.3496 MUHAMMAD    Check Shelf
Edition First Harvard University Press paperback edition
Description xxx, 380 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Note Originally published in 2010.
"Preface 2019": Pages xi-xxx.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-367) and index.
Contents Introduction: The mismeasure of crime -- Saving the nation : the racial data revolution and the negro problem -- Writing crime into race : racial criminalization and the dawn of Jim Crow -- Incriminating culture : the limits of racial liberalism in the progressive era -- Preventing crime : white and black reformers in Philadelphia -- Fighting crime : politics and prejudice in the city of brotherly love -- Policing racism : Jim Crow justice in the urban north -- Conclusion: The conundrum of criminality.
Awards Winner of the John Hope Franklin Prize.
A Moyers & Company Best Book of the Year.
Summary Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and European immigrants, this fascinating book reveals the influence such ideas have had on urban development and social policies.
Subject Crime and race -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Hate crimes -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. (OCoLC)fst00799632
African Americans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799698
Crime and race. (OCoLC)fst00883028
Discrimination in criminal justice administration. (OCoLC)fst00895034
Hate crimes. (OCoLC)fst00951873
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Racism -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01086627
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Race, crime, and the making of modern urban America
ISBN 9780674238145 (paperback)
0674238141 (paperback)
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