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Episode 1512

Family Policing Punishes the Poor and Protects White Supremacy / Dorothy Roberts

Sep 13 2022

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Family Policing / Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Roberts is an award-winning author and expert on the interplay of gender, race, and class in legal issues concerning reproduction, bioethics, and child welfare. She is a professor of law and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Chuck Mertz interviews Dorothy about her latest book, TORN APART: How the child welfare system destroys black families—and how abolition can build a safer world.

TORN APART available Now at Basic Books…/9781541675445/