This collection explores policing and race in relationship to political challenges, economic realities, and social ramifications. This is done through the use of evidence-based research and established best practices as presented in fourteen chapters written by accomplished scholars across various academic disciplines.
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About the Author
James D. Ward teaches in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark.
Table of Contents
Part I: Political Challenges
1.Policing and Race in America: Economic, Political, and Social Dynamics
James D. Ward
2.What to Do When the Yelling Stops: How Black Lives Matter Can Have Lasting Impact
Donomic Bearfield, Robert Maranto, and Ian Kingsbury
3.Contemporary Police and Minorities in the United States: Causes, Theories, and Solutions
John Eterno and Christine Barrow
4.Leveraging the Intersection of Politics, Problem and Policy in Organizational and Social Change: An Historical Analysis of the Detroit, Los Angeles, and Atlanta Police Departments
Andrew J. Grandage, Britt S. Aliperti and Brian N. Williams
5.Policy Feedback: Government Skepticism Trickling from Immigration to Matters of Health
Vanessa Cruz Nichols, Alana M.W. LeBron, and Francisco I. Pedraza
Part II: Economic Realities
6.What Have We Learned about Incarceration and Race? Lessons from 30 years of Research
Samuel L. Myers, Jr.
7.Should More Law Enforcement be the Answer to Crime?
8.Punishing Members of Disadvantaged Minority Groups for Calling 911
Barry D. Friedman and Maria J. Albo
Part III: Social Ramifications
9.Check Your Bubble! Mindful Intersections of Trauma and Community Policing
Sharlene Graham Boltz
10.Assessing Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Consequences of Police Use of Force
Jared Ellison and Benjamin Steiner
11.Bridging the Safety Divide Through Technology to Improve the Partnership between Students and Campus Law Enforcement: An “App” Opportunity
Edward Dillon, Brian N. Williams, Seong C. Kang, Juan E. Gilbert, Julian Brinkley, and Dekita Moon.
12.Community Policing as a Solution: What is the Evidence?
Lauren Edwards and Ian Klein
13.Developing a Comparativist Ethics for the Evaluative Study of Racialized Police Violence
Mario A. Rivera and James D. Ward
Conclusion: Reflections on Realities, Challenges, and Ramifications
James D. Ward