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Title Implicit racial bias across the law / edited by Justin D. Levinson, Robert J. Smith.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Subject Discrimination in justice administration -- United States.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Bias (Law) -- United States.
Alt Name Levinson, Justin D. (Justin David), 1974-
Smith, Roger J. (Roger John), 1948-
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS ACROSS THE LAW; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgments; IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS ACROSS THE LAW; Introduction: Racial Disparities, Social Science, and the Legal System; I. THE SCIENTIFIC BASICS; II. EARLY LEGAL DISCOURSE; III. THIS VOLUME; 1: Implicit Racial Bias: A Social Science Overview; RACIAL PRIMING: THE UNCONSCIOUS ACTIVATION OF STEREOTYPES; Ease of Activation; Decision-making and Behavioral Consequences of Priming; Priming and the Self: Stereotype Threat.
DEFINING THE IMPLICIT -- REACTION TIMES, SHOOTER BIAS, AND THE IMPLICIT ASSOCIATION TESTQuick Trigger Finger: The Shooter Bias; The Implicit Association Test; The IAT Predicts Real-World Behaviors; IMPLICIT BIAS RESEARCH IN THE LEGAL SETTING; CONCLUSION; 2: Property Law: Implicit Bias and the Resilience of Spatial Colorlines; I. EVIDENCE OF SPATIAL COLORLINES AND RACIAL PREFERENCES IN HOUSING AND LAND USE; II. LESSONS ON RACE, HOUSING, AND SPACE FROM SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY; A. Conceptualization of Implicit Bias (Beyond Prejudice); B. Perceptions of Disorder and Crime; C. Race-Space Associations.
D. DehumanizationIII. THE PLACE OF IMPLICIT BIAS IN HOUSING/LAND USE ANTIDISCRIMINATION LAW; IV. THE IMPLICATIONS OF RECOGNIZING IMPLICIT BIAS; V. CONCLUSION; 3: Criminal Law: Coloring Punishment: Implicit Social Cognition and Criminal Justice; I. THE FACE OF CRIME IN AMERICA IS BLACK; A. Black People Are Hostile, Dangerous, and Prone to Criminality; B. Black People Are Less Human than White People; II. IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS AND THE FORMULATION OF CRIME POLICY; III. IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS AND DISPARITIES IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF CRIMINAL LAWS.
A. Implicit Racial Bias and the Enforcement of School DisciplineB. Implicit Racial Bias and Excessive Force in Police-Citizen Encounters; IV. IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS AND COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE; V. CONCLUSION; 4: Torts: Implicit Bias-Inspired Torts; I. IS TORT LAW A PROPER VEHICLE TO REDRESS THE SOCIAL PROBLEM OF IMPLICIT BIAS?; A. Law as Expression of Social Norms; B. Tort Laws Evolutionary Character; II. EXAMPLES OF TORTIOUS CONDUCT CAUSED BY IMPLICIT BIAS; III. PROPOSED TORT REMEDIES TO EXPOSE, DETER, AND REDRESS IMPLICIT BIAS; A. Equitable Remedies; B. Exemplary Damages.
C. Strict LiabilityIV. CHALLENGES TO AN ENHANCED PENALTY FOR IMPLICIT BIAS-INSPIRED TORTS; A. Proving Implicit Bias; B. Is Strict Liability for Harm Caused by Implicit Bias Socially Desirable?; C. Does Tort Liability for Implicit Bias Implicate the First Amendment?; V. CONCLUDING REMARKS; 5: Employment Law: Implicit Bias in Employment Litigation; I. THE PERSISTENCE OF WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION, THE ROLE OF IMPLICIT BIAS, AND THE INSIGHTS OFFERED BY SOCIAL SCIENCE; A. Evidence of Continued Discrimination at Work.
Note B. Insights from Social Science about the Relationship between Workplace Policies and Intrusion of Bias.
Summary This book explores how scientific evidence on the human mind might help to explain why racial equality is so elusive.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781139379977 (electronic bk.)
1139379976 (electronic bk.)
1280664045
9781280664045
9780511820595 (electronic bk.)
0511820593 (electronic bk.)
9781139377119
1139377116
9781107010956
1107010950
9781107648180
1107648181
9781139375689
OCLC # 794327736
Additional Format Print version: Levinson, Justin D. Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107010956


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