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Uncontrollable BlacknessAfrican American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York$
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Douglas J. Flowe

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469655734

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655734.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

The Crucible of Black Criminality

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(p.1) Introduction
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Uncontrollable Blackness
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Douglas J. Flowe

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655734.003.0001

This chapter introduces the main concepts of the book, its largest arguments, and the theories of historical study and criminology that they are imbedded in. It also lays out all of the archival materials used to make these arguments, and what methodologies are used regarding those documents. Finally, it introduces the theoretical framework called “the crucible of black criminality” which makes an assertion about how a number of historical factors have created the circumstances where crime among African Americans can sometimes be understood as resistance.

Keywords:   Criminology, African Americans, Resistance, Criminality

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