Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America / Edition 3

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America / Edition 3

by Gregg Barak, Paul Leighton, Jeanne Flavin
     
 

Class, Race, Gender and Crime: Social Realities of Justice in America examines how class, race, and gender affect crime and justice in contemporary American society. To this end, the authors provide a detailed and nuanced portrait of the multi-layered social reality of crime.
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Class, Race, Gender and Crime: Social Realities of Justice in America examines how class, race, and gender affect crime and justice in contemporary American society. To this end, the authors provide a detailed and nuanced portrait of the multi-layered social reality of crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742599703
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/16/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
462,473
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface
Introduction: Crime, Inequality, and Justice
Part I
Chapter 1: Understanding Class: Wealth, Inequality, and Corporate Power
Chapter 2: Understanding Race: Social Constructions and White Privilege
Chapter 3: Understanding Gender: Male Privilege and the 51 Percent Minority
Chapter 4: Class, Race, and Gender: Intersections and Integrations
Chapter 5: Criminology and Criminal Justice: The "Interdiscipline"
Part II
Chapter 6: Law Making, Criminal Law, and the Administration of Justice: Constructing Criminals I
Chapter 7: Victimology and Victimization: Parents of Crime and Harm
Chapter 8: Law Enforcement and Criminal Adjudication: Constructing Criminals II
Chapter 9: Punishment, Sentencing, and Imprisonment: With Liberty for Some
Chapter 10: Workers and the Enterprise of Criminal Justice: Careers and a Changing World
Conclusion: Crime, Justice, and Policy
References
Index
About the Authors

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