INDEX
A
Abbasi, Kamran,
28
"ABC program,"
56
Abu Ghraib,
7 2
Acosta, Margarita,
138
Action h d ,
29
Adeeb, Dena
Al,
97
adoption, Black children and,
42-43,
47-49, 51-52
See also
foster care
Adoption and Safe Families Act
(ASFA),
43, 48
abortion,
53-64
Afghanistan,
genocide and,
109
invasion and occupation of,
92,
94,99, 114, 118
women in,
96, 103
Africa,
56, 86
African Americans, Blacks,
adoption of children,
42-43,47-
49, 51-52
bilingual education and,
194
blacWwhite binary,
23, 66, 70
child abuse or neglect and,
4 4 4 5
Christian churches and,
244-49
family stereotypes of,
45
foster care, adoption and,
4 2 4 3 ,
4 8
gender violence and,
170-78, 226,
2 4 5 4 6 , 2 4 8
class and,
172
juveniles and criminal system,
43,
45-46
LA riots and,
194-95
mandatory arrest and,
49-50
medical care and,
186-87
medicalization of violence and,
184-85
men and gender violence,
172-73,
1
74-75
Native Americans and,
70-71
patriarchy in social justice move-
ments and,
256-60
people of color organizing and,
66-67,69-71
police brutality and,
139, 146
prison system and,
47
incarceration rates for,
157, 168
post-conviction problems of,
160-6
1
racial hierarchies and,
69
racism in the United States and,
8 2
reproductive issues,
59-65, 234-
3
5
shelter system and,
209
slavery and,
67, 69, 70, 71, 184,
193
South Asians and,
239
unemployment rate, in NYC,
228
welfare and,
46, 158
women,
images of,
141, 143-44, 147
mothers,
146-48
as traitors to community,
170,
171, 177,256
Zionism and,
1
10
See
also
state intervention
African Caribbeans, Afro Caribbe-
ans,
200
in Britain,
girl gangs in,
17
immigration to,
i5-16
incarceration in,
20-2
1
Ahluwalia, Kiranjit,
14-16, 18, 19,
21,22
Ad
to Families with Dependent
Children (AFDC),
46
See
also
welfare
AIDS.
See
HIVIAIDS
AIPAC (American Israel Public
Af-
fairs Committee),
102,
1
10
Aisha (church founder),
244
Akasha (shelter resident),
21
1
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