African American Criminological Thought

African American Criminological Thought

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Each chapter is devoted to one African American, either past or present. Earlier scholars are Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. DuBois, Monroe Nathan Work, and E. Franklin Frazier. Contemporary scholars include Coromae Richey Mann, William Julius Wilson, Lee Patrick Brown, Darnell Felix Hawkins, Daniel E. Georges-Abeyie, and Vernetta Denise Young. Material on each scholar includes biography, their individual contribution to criminological thought, and a list of references. Topics include lynching, the convict lease system, homicide, female crime and delinquency, terrorism, community policing, the black ethnic monolith paradigm, and, of course, explanations of criminality. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791446956
  • 9780791446959

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