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Ethnic Studies Review (2017) 37-38 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ronnie B. Tucker, Sr. This article looks at the issue of incarceration with a focus on the number of African Americans both male and female who are now incarcerated in the United States. The article takes an analytical perspective in reviewing the fact that the majority of African Americans in the...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2020) 43 (2): 77–93.
Published: 28 July 2020
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Ethnic Studies Review (2020) 43 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity by Patrick Lopez-Aguado, University of California Press, 2018, 226 pp. Using stories directly from incarcerated youth along with his critical analysis, the author, Patrick Lopez-Aguado, clearly illustrates the connections between carceral structures, carceral...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the promise of financial assistance towards a college degree as well as other benefits.1 Studies in prison reform also cite how a college degrees lowers recidivism rates, thereby encouraging college re-entry programs both during and after incarceration (Smith 2018). For sure in the 1770s, an American...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 151–157.
Published: 01 October 2019
... American from Fresno, California, who worked as a waitress. At age twelve, she had to support her family after her father, a railroad worker, was incarcerated at San Quentin Prison for a murder he did not commit. He was exonerated decades later after the real killer confessed. My parents lost our farm, and...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 October 2019
... gallon of soy sauce to elevate my blood pressure or to sneak Leong | A Personal and Social Transformation 51 through woods or cross a river into Ontario, Canada, but would purposefully refuse military service. This would mean incarceration of some sort, which was sobering in the least, especially for a...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 October 2019
... tabloid got hold of it in Washington, D.C., the project was defunded on the grounds the African American Studies Department at UC Berkeley was supporting cop-killers. Allegedly, a former member of the BPP had killed a park ranger and was still incarcerated as a result; the project was reduced to this...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 40–48.
Published: 01 October 2019
... body up the Sproul Hall steps by my feet, a la caveman-style. The incarcerated Chicanos at Santa Rita treated me with respect and gave me huge props for kicking a cop in the butt for political purposes. The courts eventually overturned the conviction due to prosecutorial errors and they dismissed the...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 131–150.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and other forms of oppression on campus and beyond. They are all working-class people of color, first-generation college student, and are immigrants or children of immigrants; three identify as queer; the criminal legal system impacts seven of them, mainly through the incarceration of loved ones; and...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (2): 180–195.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Caged Women: Incarceration, Representation, and Media (Routledge 2018) and editor of The Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender (Routledge/Taylor & Francis 2014). She is working on several projects, including a monograph on race, gender, and space; a socio-historical analysis of race/ethnicity, gender...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2019) 42 (1): 37–58.
Published: 01 January 2019
... New Jim Crow. Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness (New York: New Press, 2012); Jared Ball, I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto (Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2011); Noam Chomsky, Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2002); Michael Parenti...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2018) 39-40 (1): 117–134.
Published: 01 January 2018
...). The disheartening situation presented by the result of the November 1959 plebiscite led to the incarceration of some traditional rulers in the territories where the results did not favor the Northern Nigerians. The reason was that these rulers could not mobilize their people into voting in favor of...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2018) 39-40 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2018
... through its law enforcement agencies ceaselessly intimidated, killed and incarcerated some of the members of these groups on the ground of treason without due process of law. To be specific, Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of MASSOB and many of his followers had been severally arrested and detained unjustly...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2017) 37-38 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of normative practices that are not challenged because they have become naturalized. The naturalization of the oppressive tactics utilized by the justice system is what Michelle Alexander is challenging in her book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by highlighting how...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2017) 37-38 (1): 107–133.
Published: 01 January 2017
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Ethnic Studies Review (2017) 37-38 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 January 2017
... case has been unprecedented. The reason why he did that was because of the significance that this case meant to police of- ficers across the United States. This whole intent was to do the best fight so that he would not be incarcerated or receive any prison time. 38 Cops give a damn about a negro Pull...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2013) 36 (1): 139–147.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of "empowerment." 17 Harris further argues that other constituents, such as the Tea Party and the Gay/Lesbian Movements, have been able to make avenues towards issues that fit their interests . The Africana community cannot make head­ way to get the issue of mass incarceration, which...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2013) 36 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2013
... unemployment in New York City during the 1 990s, as well as below-national average growth of more crime-prone, younger age groups . At the same time, a declining incarceration rate in the New York metropolitan that remained below the national trend was accompanied by the maintenance of police manpower levels...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2012) 35 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and fewer blacks than black managers. Also, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that among 1 8-25 year olds, white high school dropouts had an unemployment rate lower than blacks that have completed some college . The evidence suggests that even when blacks are able to avoid incarceration and...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2012) 35 (1): 157–175.
Published: 01 January 2012
... dedication, loyalty and persistence during the difficult, contentious times of the Civil Rights Movement (CRM) (Morris 1984) Accounts of the CRM detail the use of music to motivate marchers and reinforce non-violent responses, raise consciousness, provide comfort during times of incarceration, murder and...