Race, place and suburban policing too close for comfort

Introduction -- Race, place, and policing in the United States -- "You're nothing but trash over here" : black faces in white places -- There's a new sheriff in town : the police making contact -- "It's the same song" : the tragedies of Kevin Johnson and Charles &q...

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Main Author: Boyles, Andrea S. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California University of California Press 2015
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Introduction -- Race, place, and policing in the United States -- "You're nothing but trash over here" : black faces in white places -- There's a new sheriff in town : the police making contact -- "It's the same song" : the tragedies of Kevin Johnson and Charles "Cookie Thornton" -- The road to reconciliation -- Conclusion and discussion
"Relying on compelling interviews from the Meacham Park neighborhood--a marginalized Black enclave located in a predominately white affluent St. Louis suburb, this book brings to life the everyday interactions of disadvantaged suburban Blacks as they faced annexation, aggressive policing, two nationally profiled shootings, and intervention from the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ)"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XX, 245 S. Ill., graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780520282384
0520282388
9780520282391
0520282396