By Beth E. Richie
Black girls in marginalized groups are uniquely liable to battering, rape, sexual harassment, stalking and incest. in the course of the compelling tales of Black girls who've been most influenced via racism, chronic poverty, classification inequality, constrained entry to aid assets or associations, Beth E. Richie indicates that the specter of violence to Black ladies hasn't ever been extra severe, demonstrating how conservative felony, social, political and monetary rules have impacted activism within the US-based circulation to finish violence opposed to ladies. Richie argues that Black girls face specific peril a result of ways in which race and tradition haven't figured centrally adequate within the research of the motives and results of gender violence. for this reason, the level of actual, sexual and different kinds of violence within the lives of Black girls, some of the types it takes, and the contexts during which it happens are minimized - at most sensible - and regularly missed. Arrested Justice brings problems with sexuality, type, age, and criminalization into concentration correct along of questions of public coverage and gender violence, leading to a compelling critique, a passionate re-framing of reports, and a decision to motion for change.
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Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation by Beth E. Richie