The Criminalization of Black Children

"In this book, Tera Agyepong explores the vital role children played in the construction of ideas of criminality in early twentieth century Chicago.

The Criminalization of Black Children

The Criminalization of Black Children

"In this book, Tera Agyepong explores the vital role children played in the construction of ideas of criminality in early twentieth century Chicago. For African American children, youthfulness--far from being a marker of purity or innocence--was a factor in subjecting them to particular institutional, social, and economic vulnerabilities at the hands of the juvenile justice system. At a moment when blackness was becoming a marker of criminality, their race overrode the potential protections their status as children could have provided them"--

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The Criminalization of Black Children
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Tera Eva Agyepong
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

"In this book, Tera Agyepong explores the vital role children played in the construction of ideas of criminality in early twentieth century Chicago. For African American children, youthfulness--far from being a marker of purity or innocence--was a factor in subjecting them to particular institutional, social, and economic vulnerabilities at the
The Criminalization of a Woman's Body
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Clarice Feinman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This groundbreaking book addresses the ominous trend of introducing and passing laws and court decisions regulating the actions of women and the control of their bodies. One of the few books published on the criminalization of women’s bodies, this timely book takes a serious look at the effect these laws
A Black Man's Journey in America: Glimpses of Islam, Conversations and Travels
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Muhammad Ali Salaam/ Ma Salaam
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-16 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

One of the most progressive movements for “Freedom, Justice and Equality” in African American history has been Islam. Transported into America among the very first slaves, it has survived for four centuries under the most difficult of circumstances. Yet, it has produced some of the most influential leaders among Black
Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Future
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Katherine S. van Wormer, Rosemary J. Link
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-17 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

Unique in its use of a sustainability framework, Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Future by Katherine S. van Wormer and Rosemary J. Link goes beyond U.S. borders to examine U.S. government policies—including child welfare, social services, health care, and criminal justice—within a global context. Guided by the belief that
The Myth of the Missing Black Father
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Roberta Coles, Charles Green
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-23 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Common stereotypes portray black fathers as being largely absent from their families. Yet while black fathers are less likely than white and Hispanic fathers to marry their child's mother, many continue to parent through cohabitation and visitation, providing caretaking, financial, and other in-kind support. This volume captures the meaning and

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