Chigwada-Bailey, Ruth. Black Women?s Experiences of the Criminal Justice: A Discourse on Disadvantage. Waterside Press, 19

This book exposes the systematic disadvantages experienced by black women due to the intersecting forces of race, gender and class. The author?s research in based on life experience interviews with African-Caribbean women in Britain that explores their relationship with various factions of the criminal justice system including law enforcement, probation, mental health institutions, court and prisons.

James, Joy, ed. States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons. St. Martin?s Press, 2000.

This book explores the economic and racial biases underlying policing and incarceration in the United States. Contained essays are divided into five categories: Executions, Blacks and Criminal Justice, Gender, Sexuality and Confinement, Policing, and Political Repression and Resistance. Contributors include Angela Davis, Manning Marable, Luana Ross, Julie Su, and Judi Bari.