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Presumed criminal : Black youth and the justice system in postwar New York / Carl Suddler.

Author/Creator:
Suddler, Carl, author.
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Juvenile delinquency -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Youth and violence -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
African American youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Juvenile delinquency.
Race relations.
Youth and violence.
New York (State) -- New York.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction. "The way I see it": reframing black youth and racial injustice
"The child is never basically bad": creating crime through prevention
"Margie's day": youth, race, and uprisings in wartime Harlem
"Every generation has had the habit of going to the devil": constructions of a postwar delinquent
"Beware of the cat on the corner": deconstructing a cycle of outrage
"In all our Harlems": policing black youths through the war on crime
Afterword. "Without a wrinkle in today": an ode to young forever.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781479847624
1479847623
OCLC:
1053192463
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