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Public Schools in a Punitive Era

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter first charts the complex dynamics that have pushed students from school and pulled them toward the criminal justice system, setting up the terms of a black prison diaspora that are ... More


Introduction: Overpoliced and Underprotected in America

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The introduction lays out the book’s key parameters. It offers a framework by which Black communities are shown to be simultaneously prone to being “overpoliced” (subject to undue surveillance, ... More


The Middle District and the War on Crime, 1968–1976

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapters covers the federal government’s “War on Crime” as initiated by the Johnson and continued by the Nixon Administration. The chapter also introduces the Nixon-Ford appointments to the ... More


The “At-Risk Youth Industry”

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explains how and why public schools and prisons have collaborated in the War on Crime era. It shows that the punitive shift in education catalyzes youth correctional vulnerability while ... More


Make D.C. Mean Democracy’s Capital

Lauren Pearlman

in Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introduction outlines the basic parameters of the city-federal relationship, explaining how Congress’s broad controls over the nation’s capital made Washington, D.C., unique among American ... More


Protect Ya Neck: Global Incarceration, Islam, and the Black Radical Imagination

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter investigates how, in the post-9/11 period, the U.S. security state has collapsed the figures of Black criminal and Muslim terrorist into the term “Black Muslim”. By analyzing and ... More


Local Injustice

Sara Mayeux

in Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469661650
eISBN:
9781469656045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661650.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

With snapshots of Massachusetts and Mississippi, among other examples, this chapter continues to trace how the implementation of Gideon v. Wainwright fell short of expectations in local communities. ... More


Undereducated and Overcriminalized in New Orleans

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks closely at New Orleans to show how punitive school disciplinary measures endorse the War on Crime, compounding the academic problems of African American students within the city's ... More


Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Lauren Pearlman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From its 1790 founding until 1974, Washington, D.C.--capital of "the land of the free"--lacked democratically elected city leadership. Fed up with governance dictated by white stakeholders, federal ... More


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