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Profiles in injustice, why racial profiling cannot work, David A. Harris

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Profiles in injustice, why racial profiling cannot work, David A. Harris
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-263) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Profiles in injustice
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
47521379
Responsibility statement
David A. Harris
Sub title
why racial profiling cannot work
Summary
Explains the origins and justifications for using racial profiles in police investigation, and argues that not only does the policy have serious social side effects, but statistics suggest that it is ineffective
Table Of Contents
Profiles in injustice: American life under the regime of racial profiling -- Profiling past and present, and high-discretion police tactics -- Profiling unmasked: from criminal profiling to racial profiling -- The hard numbers: why racial profiling doesn't add up -- The costs of racial profiling: casualties and collateral damage -- It's not just driving while Black: how profiling affects Latinos, Asians, and Arabs -- Meeting the challenge of racial profiling -- A case study: how one police agency changed for the better -- Conclusion: the self-fulfilling prophecy and the future
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