Police and the Unarmed Black Male Crisis: Advancing Effective Prevention Strategies

1st Edition

Sharon E. Moore, A. Christson Adedoyin, Michael A. Robinson

Routledge
Published February 14, 2019
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780367234973 - CAT# K422517

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Summary

Presenting both historical and contemporary discussions and coverage, this book provides an in-depth and critical analysis of police brutality and the killing of unarmed black males in the United States of America. Within the book, contributors cover five key areas: the historical context and contemporary evidence of police brutality of unarmed black people in the USA; the impact of police aggression on blacks’ well-being; novel strategies for prevention and intervention; the advancement of a cordial relationship between police and black communities; and how best to equip the next generation of scholars and professionals. Each contributor provides a simple-to-understand, thought-provoking, and creative recommendation to address the perennial social ill of police brutality of black males, making this book an excellent resource for students, scholars and professionals across disciplinary spectrums. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

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