Books

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander

 

Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time 

James Kilgore 

 

Locked In: The true Cases of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform

John Pfaff 

 

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

Book by Emily Bazelon

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

James Forman Jr.

 

Are Prisons Obsolete? 

Angela Davis 

 

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson

 

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Elizabeth Hinton

 

Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Lauren-Brooke Eisen

 

The End of Policing

Alex S. Vital

Inventing the Savage: The Social Construction of Native American Criminality

Luana Ross