ISBN-10:
0205280617
ISBN-13:
9780205280612
Pub. Date:
05/27/1998
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Color of Justice: Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Minority Crime Victims / Edition 2

Color of Justice: Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Minority Crime Victims / Edition 2

by Brian K. Ogawa

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ISBN-13: 9780205280612
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 05/27/1998
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 7.03(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.
La Famosa Jessica.
Multicolor Hologram.

2. Increasing Cultural Sensitivity.
Racial and Ethnic Demographics.
Cultural Keys.
Historical Perspectives.
Minority Family Patterns.
"False Culture."

3. Impact of Crime on Minorities.
Minority Crime Statistics.
Vulnerability to Crime.
Misconceptions.
Cultural Response Patterns.

4. Racism and Hate Violence.
Rising Conflict of Differences.
Us against Them.
Racism and Crime.

5. Improving the Criminal Justice System.
Communication and Outreach.
Prerequisites for Service.
Minority Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System.
Restorative Justice.

6. Redesigning Victim Services.
Multiculturalism in Victim Services.
Minority Mental Health Systems.
Culturally Competent Approaches.

Epilogue.

References.

Index.

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