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Police Brutality : An Anthology by Jill Nelson (2000, Hardcover)
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Feel free to contact seller regarding additional information relating tocondition, photos, description or pricing.Item Description:W.W. Norton,2000 edited by Jill Nelson. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good+. Dust JacketCondition: Very Good+. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. This is a Very Solid CriminalJustice hardback in very good condition with a Very Good jacket. It is anattractive black & orange cover hardback, looks Very, very Lightly Read. Itis a solid & square book with a very bright Gilt lettering. It has a veryclean cover. The edges and corners are all very good, with a very nice spine.The pages are Very tight, bright & unmarked. The jacket, with price ($24.95),is also Very bright & clean, very good edges and corners. Nice spine ends.Light shelf wear rubbing. Contains Biographical Notes and Acknowledgments with265 pages Size:8vo- over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An anthologyof acollection of essays and first person accounts of a police force out of control.Jill Nelson presents a revelatoryexamination of police brutality, in a work that investigates its historical andsociological roots and grapples for solutionsAbout the book:From the beating of Rodney King to theshooting by New York Citypolice officers of the unarmed and innocent Amadou Diallo, incidents of policebrutality have galvanized and polarized the nation in a way few othercontemporary events have. This is a collection of 13 essays - by academics,historians, social critics, a Chicagocongressman, and an ex-New York Citypolice detective - placing this centuries-old problem in historical andintellectual context, and underscoring the profound influence police brutalityhas had in shaping the American identity.About the Author:Jill Nelson is a journalist and theauthor of Volunteer Slavery and Straight, No Chaser. She is a regularcolumnist for MSNBC.COM and USA Todayand a professor of journalism at The City College of New York. She lives in New York City.Jacket design by Debra Morton HoytJacket photography courtesy of theGammaliason Network © Bill Swersey.(ELIJAH MUHAMMAD, FBI, DERRICK BELL,NYPD, BLACK PANTHER PARTY, RACISM, NEGRO, POLICE BRUTALITY, (POLICE FORCEBRUTALITY) (POLICE BRUTALITY--UNITED STATES - DISCRIMINATION IN LAWENFORCEMENT--UNITED) (CRIME-CRIMINOLOGY 9780393048834 ___17-9780393048834-0)(DISCRIMINATIONLAW ENFORCEMENT POLICE COMPLAINTS)
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