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.