Race & Crime

Race & Crime

by Michael Rowe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1849207275

ISBN-13: 9781849207270

Pub. Date: 05/15/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this original and cutting-edge new textbook, Mike Rowe explores the key topics in race and crime. Examining the main issues from a historical and comparative approach, the book fully situates arguments and ideas in a global context with contemporary examples. Encouraging readers to think critically about well-worn debates, Race & Crime covers a diverse range of

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In this original and cutting-edge new textbook, Mike Rowe explores the key topics in race and crime. Examining the main issues from a historical and comparative approach, the book fully situates arguments and ideas in a global context with contemporary examples. Encouraging readers to think critically about well-worn debates, Race & Crime covers a diverse range of issues, including:

  • Representation and disproportionality
  • Victimisation
  • Human Rights
  • Terrorism
  • Popular culture
  • Governance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849207270
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Series:
Key Approaches to Criminology Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

'Race', 'Crime' and Society
Introduction
The Social Construction of 'Race'
The Social Construction of 'Crime'
Race and Crime: A Critical Engagement
Structure of the Book
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Race, Crime and the Criminological Imagination
Introduction
Race and the Development of Classical Criminology
Criminology as Science: Race and the Emergence of the Positivist School
Race, Ethnicity and Sociological Positivism
'Empiricism' to 'Social Constructionism'
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Race, Crime and Popular Culture
Introduction
Race and Crime in News Media
Infotainment
Screen Fiction
Digital Media
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Disproportionality in Offending
Introduction
Statistical Evidence of Disproportionality
Other Evidence of Disproportionality
Guns, Gangs and Street Crime: Mugging and Onwards
Race and Crime: A Critical Realist Perspective
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Race and Victimization
Introduction
Minority Ethnic Groups and Criminal Victimization
Racist Hate Crime: Victims and Perpetrators
Responding to Racist Crime
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Race, Conflict and Human Rights
Introduction
Human Rights Abuse and the Failure of Criminology
Towards a Criminology of Genocide
Criminology, Environmental Harm and Neo-Colonialism
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Disproportionality in the Criminal Justice System
Introduction
Minority Ethnic Groups in the Criminal Justice System of England and Wales
International Comparisons
Explaining the Over-Representation of Minorities in Criminal Justice Systems
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Diversity and Representation in the Criminal Justice System
Introduction
Recruitment, Retention and Promotion
Enhancing Diversity within the Criminal Justice System
Promoting the Diversity Agenda
Workforce Diversity: Necessary but Insufficient Conditions for Reform
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Islam, Terrorism and Security
Introduction: Terrorism and Security into the 21st Century
Muslims as 'Suspect Communities'
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading
Race and Crime: A Critical Engagement
Introduction
Ethnic Monitoring in Criminal Justice
Summary
Study Questions
Further Reading

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