Profiles in Injustice

Why Police Profiling Cannot Work by David A. Harris

Publisher: New Press

Written in English
Cover of: Profiles in Injustice | David A. Harris
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  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Crime Prevention,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Law enforcement,
  • American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Discrimination in law enforcement
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9389797M
    ISBN 101565846966
    ISBN 109781565846968

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Injustice: Gods Among Us - Wikipedia. In Profiles in Injustice, now in paperback, David Harris—described by the Seattle Times as "America’s leading authority on racial profiling"—dismantles those arguments, drawing on a wealth of newly available statistics to show convincingly that profiling is not only morally and legally wrong, but also startlingly ineffectual at preventing crime or apprehending by: In Profiles in Injustice, now in paperback, David Harrisdescribed by But even as protest against the practice has swelled, police forces and others across the country continue to argue that profiling is an effective crime-fighting tool/5.

Profiles in Injustice. Racial profiling—as practiced by police officers, highway troopers, and customs officials—is one of America’s most explosive public issues. But even as protest against the practice has swelled, police forces and others across the country continue to argue that profiling.

Given Attorney General John Ashcroft’s recently announced plan to “question” thousands of young men about terrorism based on little more than their demographic profile, a searching debate on the merits of racial profiling would seem more urgent than ever.

In Profiles in Injustice, David Harrisdescribed by the Seattle Times as "America's leading authority on racial profiling"dismantles those arguments, drawing Profiles in Injustice book a wealth of newly available.

Profiles in Injustice is the first book to rigorously scrutinize the rationale and practice of racial profiling, as well as its remarkably far-reaching effects, from the way profiling has reinforced residential segregation to how it has corroded public confidence in the criminal justice system.

Harris concludes with an examination of law enforcement agencies that have pioneered better, more effective policing while. 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.

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New Press,pp. Publication Date: Profiles in injustice: why racial profiling cannot work / David A. Harris. Format Book Published New York: New Press: Distributed by W.W. Norton, c Description xi, p.

; 22 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Subject headings Racial profiling in law enforcement. The first 3 of the 9 chapters lay the groundwork of the author's thesis via extensive anecdotal evidence, thoroughly supported by direct quotations and direct observations, many of them from police officers as well as innocent victims.

Chapter 4 provides a convincing and well-reasoned /5. The ACLU's Campaign Against Racial Profiling, along with New Press, are sponsoring a book tour featuring Profiles in Injustice: Why Racial Profiling Cannot Work, by David Harris, Prof. of Law at the University of Toledo and author of the ACLU's "Driving While Black" report.

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Picked by Chicago Public Library's Teen Services librarians. David A. Harris studies, writes and teaches about police behavior and regulation, law enforcement, and national security issues and the law at the University of sor Harris is the leading national authority on racial profiling.

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