In response to the 15th Annual Rochester Commemoration of the anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2012 Downtown United Presbyterian Church, here is a list of resources.
Morris, Aldon D. 1986. Origins of the Civil Rights Movements. Simon and Schuster.
The New Jim Crow
Alexander, Michelle. 2010. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York : [Jackson, Tenn.]: New Press ; Distributed by Perseus Distribution.
Critiques of Michelle Alexander’s book
Forman, James. 2012. “Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow”
(November 29, 2011). NYU Law Review
, April 2012; Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 243.
The Carceral System in the US
Wacquant, Loïc J. D. 2002. “From Slavery to Mass Incarceration.
” New Left Review
Wacquant, Loïc J. D. 2005. “Race as Civic Felony
” International Social Science Journal
Glaze, Lauren E., and Laura M. Maruschak. 2010. Parents in Prison and Their Minor Children
. Washington, D.C.
Schmitt, John, Kris Warner, and Sarika Gupta. 2010. The High Budgetary Cost of Incarceration
. Washington, D.C.: Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Durlauf, Steven N., and Daniel S. Nagin. 2011. “Imprisonment and crime.
” Criminology & Public Policy
Henrichson, Christian, and Ruth Delaney. 2012 The Price of Prisons: What Incarceration Costs Taxpayers
| Vera Institute of Justice.
FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums)
Even the right wing wants some reform. Right on Crime
Thompson, Anthony C. 1999. “Stopping the Usual Suspects: Race and the 4th Amendment
,” New York University Law Review 74 N.Y.U.L.Rev. 956.
The Sentencing Project RACIAL DISPARITY