Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a popular, and provocative, introduction to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersections. The book systematically explores how the main sites of power and privilege in the United States consciously or unconsciously shape our understanding of crime and justice in society today.
The fifth edition maintains the overall structure of the fourth editionincluding consistent headings in chapters for class, race, gender, and intersectionswith updated examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments throughout. This new edition includes expanded discussions of police violence and the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, and queer criminology.
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|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Gregg Barak is professor of criminology and criminal justice at Eastern Michigan University. He is the author of a number of books, including most recently his award winning book, Unchecked Corporate Power: Why the Crimes of Multinational Corporations Are Routinized Away and What We Can Do About It (2017).
Paul Leighton is professor of criminology and criminal justice at Eastern Michigan University. He is author or co-author of several books, including Punishment for Sale: Private Prisons, Big Business, and the Incarceration Binge and The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice.
Allison Cotton is professor of criminology and criminal justice at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is author of the book Effigy: Images of Capital Defendants.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Crime, Inequality, and Justice
Part I: Crime Control and Criminology
1 The Crime Control Enterprise and Its Workers
2 Criminology and the Study of Class, Race, Gender, and Crime
Part II: Inequality and Privilege
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
Part III: Law and Criminal Justice
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