Police Brutality Annotated Bibliography Summary

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Annotated Bibliography Books Dudley, William, et al., editors. Police Brutality. D.L. Bender, 1991. • Police Brutality gives information on how police brutality is a widespread issue in the United States and explains different controversies and cases that relate to police brutality. • The editors of this book include activists and nonfiction authors who provide reliable information on what happened during different incidences of police brutality and the viewpoints and controversies that come with it. • This book will be useful in talking about different cases that occurred at the beginning of the decade and how these cases started the awareness of police brutality in the 1990s. Adding some different viewpoints that this book provides will…show more content…
While the other book used is useful for providing an account of what happened at the beginning of the decade, this book is able to look at police brutality throughout the 1990s and how the earlier events impacted the later ones. Journal Articles Matheson, Victor A., and Robert A. Baade. “Race and Riots: A Note on the Economic Impact of the Rodney King Riots.” Urban Studies, vol. 41, no. 13, 2004, pp. 2691–2696, Academic Search Premier, doi:10.1080/0042098042000294628. • This article discusses the Los Angeles riots and discusses the long term economic impact that they had on the city. • Victor Matheson is a professor in accounting and economics at the College of the Holy Cross. Robert Baade is also a professor of economics at Lake Forest College. Both professors possess the knowledge of economics and provide credible information on how events like riots can affect an economy. • I will use this journal article to help explain how the riots affected not only the awareness of police brutality and hate crimes, but also how it affected the entire economy of Los Angeles. The Rodney King riots impacted many people in the United States in many ways, and Matheson and Baade explain one large impact that they…show more content…
I also believe that Jones gives good opinions on how to lower police brutality rates, not only in New York, but throughout the entire country. Website Grigsby Bates, Karen. “When LA Erupted In Anger: A Look Back At The Rodney King Riots.” NPR.org, National Public Radio, 26 Apr. 2017, www.npr.org/2017/04/26/524744989/when-la-erupted-in-anger-a-look-back-at-the-rodney-king-riots. • National Public Radio takes a look back 25 years after the Rodney King riots and explains the impact that they had on the United States. • Grigsby Bates is a Los Angeles based correspondent for National Public Radio news and has authored published books. She focuses on cultural and international issues, as well as reporting of general news. NPR.org is a neutral news source that provides reliable and unbiased information. • This article and website will be useful in adding views of the Rodney King riots in a form that is looking back on the event. Most of my sources are published during the 1990s, so I think this will be beneficial in adding a source that looks at the event from a different point of view instead of writing about it shortly after it occurred.

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