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

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 364.973 (Text) 33062009257743 Adult Non-Fiction On Holds Shelf -
Allentown Public Library 364.973 ALEX (Text) 34455006797449 Adult Non-Fiction 2nd FL Checked Out 07/09/2021
Easton Main Library 364.973 A377n (Text) 31901004453314 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620975459
  • ISBN: 1620975459
  • ISBN: 9781620971932
  • ISBN: 1620971933
  • Physical Description: xlix, 377 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 10th anniversary edition
  • Publisher: New York : New Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note:
The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time
Summary, etc.:
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 helped inspire the creation of the Marshall Project and the new $100 million Art for Justice Fund; it has been the winner of numerous prizes, including the prestigious 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 and organizations motivated by Michelle Alexander's unforgettable argument that "we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it." As the Birmingham News proclaimed, it is "undoubtedly the most important book published in this century about the U.S."Now, ten years after it was first published, The New Press is proud to issue a tenth-anniversary edition with a new preface by Michelle Alexander that discusses the impact the book has had and the state of the criminal justice reform movement today
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of > United States
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > United States
African American prisoners > United States
African American men > Social conditions
Race discrimination > United States
United States > Race relations

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