Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship

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In light of new state-level laws regarding immigration enforcement, profiling and the racial elements it incorporates continue to be a controversial issue in American life. Charles Epp and his coauthors are interested in the most criticized of these encounters, discretionary police stops where police use drivers minor violations of the law to investigate the driver on suspicion of criminal activity. Deftly combining historical, theoretical, and empirical approaches, Pulled Over traces the strange history of the ...

Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780226113999

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