Black Rage in the American Prison System by Rosevelt NobleApproaching taboo topics -- Race and prison violence -- Understanding Black rage -- Building the theoretical model -- Data summary and statistical design -- Cross-sectional models and prison violence -- Institutional changes and prison violence -- Prison violence, Black rage, and implications.
The Economics of Race in the United States by Brendan O'FlahertyBrendan O'Flaherty brings the tools of economic analysis--incentives, equilibrium, optimization--to bear on racial issues. From health care, housing, and education, to employment, wealth, and crime, he shows how racial differences powerfully determine American lives, and how progress in one area is often constrained by diminishing returns in another.
Punishing Race: A Continuing American Dilemma by Michael TonryBlacks are much more likely than whites to be stopped by the police, arrested, prosecuted, convicted, and imprisoned, and are much less likely to have confidence in justice system officials, especially the police. A damning indictment of decades of misguided criminal justice policy, Punishing Race takes a crucial look at persisting racial injustice in America.