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Author Behnke, Alison, author.

Title Racial profiling : everyday inequality / Alison Marie Behnke.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    363.2308 BEH    In Transit
Description 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Audience Grade 9 to 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 153) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Racial profiling in law enforcement.
Other Form: Online version: Behnke, Alison. Racial profiling. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2017 9781512428513 (DLC) 2016010999
ISBN 9781512402681 (lb ; alk. paper)
1512402680 (lb ; alk. paper)

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