Race, law, and American society : 1607 to present / Gloria J. Browne-Marshall ; foreword by Derrick Bell.

Despite the obstacles to equality under law, black Americans have set a determined path to make the words of the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence a reality for themselves and others. This book is an introduction to race and law in America. It is designed as a tool to the understanding of...

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Main Author: Browne-Marshall, Gloria J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2007]
Series:Criminology and justice studies.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Overview of race and the law in America
  • Race and the struggle for education in American schools
  • Property rights and ownership
  • Civil liberties and racial justice
  • Voting rights and restrictions
  • Race and the military
  • Race, crime, and injustice
  • Race and Internationalism.