BETH RICHIE who will speak about her new book, Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation. Dr. Richie will bring issues of class, age, race, sexuality, and criminalization into focus, examine alternatives to incarceration, and share a compelling call to action.
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Dr. Richie is Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her scholarly and activist work focuses on the experiences of African American battered women and sexual assault survivors, and emphasizes how race/ethnicity and social position affect women’s experience of violence and incarceration.
This event is brought to you by the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, UH Department of Sociology, TJ Mahoney, Community Alliance for Prisons, and Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women.
Registration and location information will be available shortly.