The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America / Edition 5

The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America / Edition 5

by Samuel Walker, Cassia Spohn, Miriam DeLone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111346925

ISBN-13: 9781111346928

Pub. Date: 06/16/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Comprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE is the definitive book on current research and theories of racial and ethnic discrimination within America's Criminal Justice system. The best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, police practices, court processing and sentencing, the death penalty, and correctional

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Comprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE is the definitive book on current research and theories of racial and ethnic discrimination within America's Criminal Justice system. The best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, police practices, court processing and sentencing, the death penalty, and correctional programs are covered giving students the facts and theoretical foundation they need to make their own informed decisions about discrimination in the system. Uniquely unbiased, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE makes every effort to incorporate discussion of all major race groups found in the United States

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111346928
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/16/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
93,197
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Race, Ethnicity, and Crime: The Present Crisis. 2. Victims and Offenders: Myths and Realities About Crime. 3. Race, Ethnicity, Social Structure, and Crime. 4. Justice on the Street? The Police and Minorities. 5. The Courts: A Quest for Justice During the Pre-Trial Process. 6. Justice on the Bench? Trial and Adjudication in Adult and Juvenile Court. 7. Race and Sentencing: In Search of Fairness and Justice. 8. The Color of Death: Race and the Death Penalty. 9. Corrections: A Picture in Black and White. 10. Minority Youth and the Criminal Justice System. 11. The Color of Justice. Selected Bibliography. Index.

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