Locking Up Our Own

Written By James Forman, Jr.
Locking Up Our Own
  • Publsiher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 30 August 2018
  • ISBN : 0349143676
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 5 reviews
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Download or read book entitled Locking Up Our Own by author: James Forman, Jr. which was release on 30 August 2018 and published by Hachette UK with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction Longlisted for the National Book Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017 Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of colour. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand the war on crime that began in the 1970s and why it was supported by many African American leaders in the nation's urban centres. Forman shows us that the first substantial cohort of black mayors, judges and police chiefs took office amid a surge in crime and drug addiction. Many prominent black officials, including Washington, DC mayor Marion Barry and federal prosecutor Eric Holder, feared that the gains of the civil rights movement were being undermined by lawlessness - and thus embraced tough-on-crime measures, including longer sentences and aggressive police tactics. In the face of skyrocketing murder rates and the proliferation of open-air drug markets, they believed they had no choice. But the policies they adopted would have devastating consequences for residents of poor black neighbourhoods. A former public defender, Forman tells riveting stories of politicians, community activists, police officers, defendants and crime victims. He writes with compassion about individuals trapped in terrible dilemmas - from the men and women he represented in court to officials struggling to respond to a public safety emergency. Locking Up Our Own enriches our understanding of why American society became so punitive and offers important lessons to anyone concerned about the future of race and the criminal justice system.

Locking Up Our Own

Locking Up Our Own
  • Author : James Forman, Jr.
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0349143676
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Summary : Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction Longlisted for the National Book Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017 Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of colour. In Locking Up Our ...

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  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0349143676
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Summary : A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year A CounterPunch Best Book of the Year A Lone Star Policy Institute Recommended Book “A critically important exploration of the political dynamics that have made us one of the most punitive societies in human history. A must-read by one of our most ...

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  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : United States. Congress
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