Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

This book shows how the history of police brutality affects understandings of police behaviour in minority communities. Street Justice traces police brutality cases in NYC and the anti-brutality movements that sought to eradicate it, from the years after the Civil War through the 1960s. Johnson's main argument is that the idea of police brutality is historically constructed and that the culture of policing can be changed when enough political pressure is brought to bear on the problem.

Buy Street Justice book by Marilynn S. Johnson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780807050231
ISBN-10: 0807050237
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Street Justice book by Marilynn S. Johnson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Marilynn S. Johnson

Marilynn S. Johnson is associate professor of history at Boston College and the author of "The Second Gold Rush: Oakland and the East Bay in World War II. "

Books By Author Marilynn S. Johnson

What's New About the New Immigration? by Marilynn S. Johnson

What's New About the New Immigration?

Hardback, December 2014
Violence in the West by Marilynn S. Johnson

Violence in the West

Paperback, January 2009
Second Gold Rush by Marilynn S. Johnson

The Second Gold Rush

Paperback, December 1996