Includes bibliographical references (page 153) and index.
Prejudice and privilege -- Historic inequality -- Contemporary inequality -- Criminal justice and injustice -- Counterterrorism and Islamophobia -- Calls for change -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- For further information -- Index -- Photo acknowledgments -- About the author.
In the United States, racial profiling affects thousands of Americans every day. Both individuals and institutions such as law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and schools routinely use race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of an offense. Explores the history, the many manifestations, and the consequences of this form of social injustice.