Content and Context in Theological Ethics

The Scandal of White Complicity in US Hyper-incarceration

A Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance

Authors: Mikulich, A., Cassidy, L., Pfeil, M.

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The Scandal of White Complicity and US Hyper-incarceration is a groundbreaking exploration of the moral role of white people in the disproportionate incarceration of African-Americans and Latinos in the United States.

About the authors

Alex Mikulich is Research Fellow on Race and Poverty at the Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola University New Orleans, USA. He is co-editor and contributor to Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence, which was awarded the College Theology Society's 2008 Book of the Year Award. Alex serves the Pax Christi USA Anti-Racism Team, is a leader of Catholics Committed to Repeal of the Death Penalty in Louisiana, and is immersed in anti-racist research and advocacy in New Orleans and Mississippi.

Laurie Cassidy is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. She is co-editor and contributor to Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence, which was awarded the College Theology Society's 2008 Book of the Year Award. She has been a spiritual director for over twenty years and is concerned with contemplation as a mystical political practice for personal and social transformation.

Margaret Pfeil is Assistant Professor of Theology and a Fellow of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is a founding member and resident of St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker House in South Bend. She organized and served as facilitator for the conference on 'White Privilege: Implications for the Catholic University, the Church, and Theology' held at the University of Notre Dame in March 2006.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Cassidy, Laurie (et al.)

    Pages 1-28

  • Hyper-incarceration of African Americans and Latinos in Historical Context

    Mikulich, Alex

    Pages 31-57

  • White Complicity in US Hyper-incarceration

    Mikulich, Alex

    Pages 59-86

  • The Myth of the Dangerous Black Man

    Cassidy, Laurie

    Pages 89-115

  • Hip Hop and the Seditious Reinvention of the Dangerous Black Man

    Cassidy, Laurie

    Pages 117-139

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Scandal of White Complicity in US Hyper-incarceration
Book Subtitle
A Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance
Authors
Series Title
Content and Context in Theological Ethics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03244-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137032447
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00286-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43399-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 203
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