New PDF release: Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prison in the United States

By S. Oboler

ISBN-10: 023010147X

ISBN-13: 9780230101470

ISBN-10: 0230619495

ISBN-13: 9780230619494

This ebook addresses the complicated factor of incarceration of Latino/as and provides a complete assessment of such issues as deportations in historic context, a case examine of latino/a resistance to prisons within the 70s, the problems of stripling and and ladies prisons, and the submit incarceration experience.

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Colloquium proceeding: Comments by Angel Oquendo. La Raza Law Journal 9:43–47. Pastor, Manuel, Jr. 1993. A. uprising. Tomas Rivera Center Study, Los Angeles, California. , Richard Delgado, Angela P. Harris, and Stephanie M. Wildman. 2000. Race and races: Cases and resources for a diverse America. St. Paul, MN: West Group. Rennison, Callie Marie and Michael R. Rand. 2003. Criminal victimization, 2002: Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey (August 2003), NCJ 199994. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Carried two bulky garment bags . . dressed casually . . left the airport by taxi” and anyone falling under the category of “Hispanics” (Cole 1999, 47–49). 26 JOSÉ LUIS MORÍN As Georgetown University law professor David Cole (2001, 248) notes, “racial profiling studies . . make clear that the war on drugs has largely been a war on minorities. ” Racial profiles appear not to correctly reflect the racial background of either illicit drug consumers or of traffickers. S. government data about drug use points to whites using drugs at much the same rate as persons from other racial or ethnic groups.

Prisoners in 1996. NCJ 164619. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Office of National Drug Control Policy. 2003. Minorities and drugs. : Office of National Drug Control Policy. , ed. 2006. “Colored men” and “hombres aquí”: Hernandez v. Texas and the emergence of Mexican-American lawyering. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press. Oquendo, Angel. 1996. Colloquium proceeding: Comments by Angel Oquendo. La Raza Law Journal 9:43–47. Pastor, Manuel, Jr. 1993. A. uprising. Tomas Rivera Center Study, Los Angeles, California.

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