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Ethnicity, Race, and Crime: Perspectives Across Time and Place

Ethnicity, Race, and Crime: Perspectives Across Time and Place

by Darnell F. Hawkins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791421956
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 02/01/1995
Series: SUNY series in New Directions in Crime and Justice Studies Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

Darnell F. Hawkins is Professor of African-American Studies and Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Table of Contents


Marvin E. Wolfgang


Darnell F. Hawkins

Part I: Theoretical and Conceptual Issues

1. Ethnicity, Race, and Crime: A Review of Selected Studies

Darnell F. Hawkins

2. Race, Class and Sociobiological Perspectives on Crime

Thomas A. Regulus

Part II: Historical Perspectives

3. Ethnicity, Acculturation, and Opportunities: A Study of Two Generations

Joan McCord

4. The Political Threat of Immigrant Groups and Police Aggressiveness in 1900 M.

Craig Brown and Barbara D. Warner

5. Racial Factors in New York City Homicides, 1800-1874

Eric Monkkonen

6. Violence toward African Americans in the Era of the White Lynch Mob

E. M. Beck and Stewart E. Tolnay

7. The New South's "New" Black Criminal: Rape and Punishment in Georgia, 1870-1940

Martha A. Myers

Part III: Contemporary Issues and Debates

8. Race and Crime Trends in the United States, 1946-1990

Gary LaFree

9. Ethnicity, Labor Markets, and Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

10. Crack Use, Crime by Crack Users, and Ethnicity Dorothy Lockwood,

Anne E. Pottieger, and James A. Inciardi

11. Crime Control and Ethnic Minorities: Legitimizing Racial Oppression by Creating Moral Panics

William J. Chambliss

12. The Contribution of Institutionalized Racism to Minority Crime

Coramae Richey Mann

13. Race and Imprisonment: A Contextual Assessment of the Evidence

Theodore G. Chiricos and Charles Crawford

14. Self-Determination and American Indian Justice: Tribal versus Federal Jurisdiction on Indian Lands

Zoann K. Snyder-Joy

15. Ethnicity, Race, and Crime: German and Non-German Suspects, 1960-1990

Roland Chilton, Raymond Teske, and Harald Arnold

16. Minority Group Threat, Crime, and the Mobilization of Law in France

Pamela Irving Jackson


Subject Index

Author Index

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