Race in the Criminal Justice System

From the Series Race in America
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Everyone's daily lives are affected by race and racism in America. Race in the Criminal Justice System examines the experience of minorities in the court and prison system, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what governments and activists are doing to face these issues. Features include essential facts, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Copyright 2018
BISACS JNF030000, JNF025170, JNF038100
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Series Race in America
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Lexile 1150
ISBN 9781532110368
Title Format Reinforced book
Release Date 2017-09-01
Author Alexis Burling
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents
Dewey 364
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25

Race in America – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Race relations in the United States are liberally discussed, with much consideration for legislation and activist efforts like the civil rights movement and Black Lives Matter. Informative sidebars augment the text, and discussion starters are included with each chapter’s conclusion. This captivating look at race and racism is extremely pertinent to current national and international events.

Author: Alexis Burling

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