Race, Class, and State Crime, Vol. 27: 1, 2000


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Gregory Shank (coord.)

Two themes stand out in this issue. The first concerns the intersection of race, class, and crime. Discussion centers on excessive police violence, criminalization based on racial and ethnic markers, the viability of electoral work versus strategies of civil disobedience, and the varieties of multiculturalism. The second theme revolves around patterns of state crime and human rights violations, ranging from Turkey, Southern Africa and the Horn of Africa, to Guatemala. A related topic is the silencing of women through overt political repression and the seemingly intractable problem of domestic violence in the form of battering in the United States.

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Editors, Editors’ Overview of ‘Race, Class, and State Crime’ [Free Download]

Sidney L. Harring, The Diallo Verdict: Another ‘Tragic Accident’ in New York’s War on Street Crime?

William W. Sales, Jr., and Rod Bush, The Political Awakening of Blacks and Latinos in New York City: Competition or Cooperation?

Steve Martinot, The Racialized Construction of Class in the United States

E. San Juan, Jr., The Multicuturalist Problematic in the Age of Globalized Capitalism

Anita Kalunta-Crumpton, The Criminalization of ‘Black Deprivation’ in the United Kingdom

Penny J. Green and Tony Ward, State Crime, Human Rights, and the Limits of Criminology

Ben Carton, Unfinished Exorcism: The Legacy of Apartheid in Democratic Southern Africa

Victoria Sanford, The Silencing of Maya Women from Mamá Maquín to Rigoberta Menchú

Asafa Jalata, Two National Liberation Movements Compared: Oromia and Southern Sudan

Lois Presser and Emily Gaarder, Can Restorative Justice Reduce Battering? Some Preliminary Considerations

William Preston, Jr., A Star Spangled Quandary: Cecilia Elizabeth O’Leary, To Die For: The Paradox of American Patriotism

R. Stanley Oden, The Crisis of U.S. Hegemony and the Black Liberation Movement: Rod Bush, We Are Not What We Seem

Editors, In Memoriam

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