The New Jim Crow

Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
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Product Number: Z05356
Released: Jul 01, 2012
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ISBN: #9781464046162
Narrator/s: Karen Chilton
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Civil rights advocate and accomplished lawyer Michelle Alexander broaches a topic worthy of national conversation. Alexander argues that criminals convicted by our justice system face the same obstacles- legal discrimination and disenfranchisement- African Americans faced during the Jim Crow era. ''Carefully researched, deeply engaging, and thoroughly readable.''- Publishers Weekly

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Author(s): Michelle Alexander
Awards:2013-New York Times Bestseller

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Author(s): Michelle Alexander
Narrator(s): Karen Chilton
Product Number ND0054
Released: Jun 13, 2012
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ISBN: #9781464046148
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Author(s): Michelle Alexander
Narrator(s): Karen Chilton
Product Number MP0615
Released: Aug 21, 2012
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ISBN: #9781470318529
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Author(s): Michelle Alexander
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Released: Apr 21, 2016
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Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: #9781595588197

Professional reviews

"Is the United States intentionally creating a class of people whose rights are being violated in the name of public safety? Are we intentionally excluding an entire subgroup of citizens--convicted criminals, who are mainly African-American males--from participating in our democracy? This book tackles these provocative questions, and the answers are not pretty. Narrator Karen Chilton reads this work as an academic analysis and a social critique, and she succeeds on both levels. Her slightly nasal voice is calm and assured, and she paces herself so we can follow the potent arguments presented by the author. At times she sounds too professorial, a style that causes her to lose energy, but overall Chilton effectively captures the tone and intent of this important study. R.I.G. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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