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The Crisis of the Young African American Male and the Criminal Justice System

The Crisis of the Young African American Male and the Criminal Justice System,Marc Mauer

The Crisis of the Young African American Male and the Criminal Justice System   (Citations: 13)
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    • ...For example, approximately 49% of prison inmates nationally are African American, though African Americans make up only 13% of the overall population (Mauer, 1999)...

    Dustin Harpet al. Wave of Hope: African American Youth Use Media and Engage More Civical...

    • ...As many have documented, American prisons, which disproportionately confine men of color with short educational histories, have expanded dramatically over the past four decades (Pager 2007; Western 2006; Mauer and Chesney-Lind 2002; Garland 2001; Mauer 1999a, 1999b)...
    • ...Producing a phenomenon that scholars now refer to as mass incarceration, black and Latino men were sentenced for more crimes and to longer periods of time in prison than ever before 3 (Mauer 1999a, 1999b; Petersilia 2003)...

    Lucia Trimbur. “Me and the Law is Not Friends”: How Former Prisoners Make Sense of Re...

    • ...For example, nearly one in three (32%) black males in the age group 20–29 is under some form of criminal justice supervision on any given day – either in prison or jail, or on probation or parole; and 49% of prison inmates nationally are African American, compared to their 13% representation in the overall population (Mauer 1999: 3). Racial disparities are also found in drug sentencing policies (e.g...

    David Kauzlarichet al. Toward a Victimology of State Crime

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