Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America / Edition 2

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America / Edition 2

by Gregg Barak, Jeanne Flavin, Paul Leighton
     
 

The fourth edition of the powerful textbook Class, Race, Gender, and Crime introduces students to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersection. Maintaining the overall structure of the third edition, the fourth edition incorporates new examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments throughout.See more details below

Overview

The fourth edition of the powerful textbook Class, Race, Gender, and Crime introduces students to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersection. Maintaining the overall structure of the third edition, the fourth edition incorporates new examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742546882
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/27/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Introduction: Crime, Inequality, and Justice

1  The Crime Control Enterprise and Its Workers
2  Criminology and the Study of Class, Race, Gender, and Crime
3 Understanding Class and Economic Privilege
4 Understanding Race and White Privilege
5 Understanding Gender and Male Privilege
6  Understanding Privilege and the Intersections of Class, Race, and Gender
7 Victimology and Patterns of Victimization
8 Lawmaking and the Administration of Criminal Law
9 Law Enforcement and Criminal Prosecution
10 Punishment, Sentencing, and Imprisonment
Conclusion: Crime, Justice, and Policy
References
Index
About the Authors

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