ISBN-10:
0742546888
ISBN-13:
9780742546882
Pub. Date:
09/27/2006
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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

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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)

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

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