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The condemnation of blackness : Race, crime, and the making of modern urban America / Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

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General Note:
"With a new preface."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-367) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The mismeasure of crime -- Saving the nation : the racial data revolution and the negro problem -- Writing crime into race : racial criminalization and the dawn of Jim Crow -- Incriminating culture : the limits of racial liberalism in the progressive era -- Preventing crime : white and black reformers in Philadelphia -- Fighting crime : politics and prejudice in the city of brotherly love -- Policing racism : Jim Crow justice in the urban north -
Summary, etc.:
Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and European immigrants, this fascinating book reveals the influence such ideas have had on urban development and social policies.-$tConclusion: The conundrum of criminality.
Awards Note:
Winner of the John Hope Franklin Prize.
Subject: Crime and race > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Social conditions > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Legal status, laws, etc. > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > United States > History > 20th century.
Hate crimes > United States > History > 20th century.
Racism > Political aspects > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.

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