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- In some cases, hiring additional police was considered a violation of the era's liberal aesthetic; in others, it was simply deemed too expensive.p. 126.0
deemed = believed or judged
- But there is frighteningly little evidence that his strategy was the crime panacea that he and the media deemed it.p. 129.7
- In a paper called "The Economics of 'Acting White,' " the young black Harvard economist Roland G. Fryer Jr. argues that some black students "have tremendous disincentives to invest in particular behaviors (i.e., education, ballet, etc.) due to the fact that they may be deemed a person who is trying to act like a white person (a. k.a. 'selling-out').p. 161.8
- Such a label, in some neighborhoods, can carry penalties that range from being deemed a social outcast, to being beaten or killed.p. 161.9
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