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Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation, Beth E. Richie

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Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation
Title
Arrested justice
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black women, violence, and America's prison nation
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Beth E. Richie
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Language
eng
Summary
Black women in marginalized communities are uniquely at risk of battering, rape, sexual harassment, stalking and incest. Through the compelling stories of Black women who have been most affected by racism, persistent poverty, class inequality, limited access to support resources or institutions, the author shows that the threat of violence to Black women has never been more serious, demonstrating how conservative legal, social, political and economic policies have impacted activism in the U.S. based movement to end violence against women. She argues that Black women face particular peril because of the ways that race and culture have not figured centrally enough in the analysis of the causes and consequences of gender violence. As a result, the extent of physical, sexual and other forms of violence in the lives of Black women, the various forms it takes, and the contexts within which it occurs are minimized, at best, and frequently ignored. this book brings issues of sexuality, class, age, and criminalization into focus right alongside of questions of public policy and gender violence, resulting in a compelling critique, a passionate re-framing of stories, and a call to action for change
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362.82/9208996073
Index
index present
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HV6626.2
LC item number
.R57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation, Beth E. Richie
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Arrested justice : black women, violence, and America's prison nation, Beth E. Richie
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-218) and index
Contents
The problem of male violence against black women -- How we won the mainstream but lost the movement -- Black women, male violence, and the buildup of a prison nation -- The matrix: a black feminist response to male violence and the state
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24 cm.
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Extent
xv, 229 p.
Isbn
9780814776223
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011050459
Other control number
7364864
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(OCoLC)764339521

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