Perpetual Suspects: A Critical Race Theory of Black and Mixed-Race Experiences of Policing – eBook

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  • Author: Lisa J. Long
  • File Size: 2 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 245 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date: September 7, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07FKCF56V
  • ISBN-10: 3319982397,  3030074706
  • ISBN-13: 9783319982397, 9783030074708
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Grounded in Critical Race Theory (CRT), Perpetual Suspects (PDF) research studies black and blended-race guys and ladies’s experiences of policing in the United Kingdom (UK). As an outcome of an intersectional analysis of class, race, and gender it assesses the building and construction of the suspect, informing the methods which bigotry and race shape cops contact. This counter-story to the leading narrative difficulties the erasure of race through the modern ‘variety’ program. Overall, this ebook proposes that making bigotry noticeable can disrupt class structure and make modification possible. It makes a prompt contribution to this significantly under-investigated location and will be of interest to teachers, university student, and scholars of Criminology, Law, Social Sciences, and Humanities. It will likewise be of interest to criminal justice neighborhoods, specialists, and activists.


Lisa Long brings a brand-new and incisive point of view to the long-running argument over bigotry and policing in the UK. Her theoretical rigor and supreme research study have actually produced an effective critical analysis that provides a sound footing for practioner reflection and enhanced action. Written with eagerness and complete of insight, this ebook is an extremely crucial contribution to our understanding and makes to be extensively checked out.” — Ian Law, CERS (Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies), School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK

In this prompt and substantial work, Lisa Long provides an extreme review of the state of UK policing. Perpetual Suspects reveals that in spite of much discuss modification, anti-Black bigotry stays endemic to modern policing and has informative ramifications for Black lives. Drawing upon very first-individual accounts of Black individuals in Britain, this ebook represents a call to arms for us to do more to fight versus unjust and racist policing.” — Remi Joseph-Salisbury, Senior Lecturer, Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, UK

This elegantly, prompt composed and striking research study advances modern disputes relating to policing and race. By foregrounding the occurrences of the policed and in using a critical race structure, this research study differs from much criminological and policing scholarship on this subject where analyses worrying race are remarkable if at all to be discovered. The author is to be praised for a text which contains interesting empirical information, extensive analysis, and which likewise ambitiously intends to highlight actions for a future research study program. It is a should-checked out for teachers, college student, activists, and for anybody really thinking about facing the supremacy of both accepted scholastic orthodoxy on policing and the present damaging effects of cops power.” — Waqas Tufail, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Leeds Beckett University, UK

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