Race, Ethnicity, and Policing : New and Essential Readings / Stephen K. Rice, Michael D. White.
- New York, NY : New York University Press, 
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- Crime and race.
Police -- Attitudes.
Racial profiling in law enforcement.
- Local subjects:
- Policing. (search)
- In English.
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- Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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- From Rodney King and "driving while black" to claims of targeting of undocumented Latino immigrants, relationships surrounding race, ethnicity, and the police have faced great challenge. Race, Ethnicity, and Policing includes both classic pieces and original essays that provide the reader with a comprehensive, even-handed sense of the theoretical underpinnings, methodological challenges, and existing research necessary to understand the problems associated with racial and ethnic profiling and police bias. This path-breaking volume affords a holistic approach to the topic, guiding readers through the complexity of these issues, making clear the ecological and political contexts that surround them, and laying the groundwork for future discussions. The seminal and forward-thinking twenty-two essays clearly illustrate that equitable treatment of citizens across racial and ethnic groups by police is one of the most critical components of a successful democracy, and that it is only when agents of social control are viewed as efficient, effective, and legitimate that citizens will comply with the laws that govern their society. The book includes an introduction by Robin S. Engel and contributions from leading scholars including Jeffrey A. Fagan, James J. Fyfe, Bernard E. Harcourt, Delores Jones-Brown, Ramiro Martínez, Jr., Karen F. Parker, Alex R. Piquero, Tom R. Tyler, Jerome H. Skolnick, Ronald Weitzer, and many others.
Introduction to Part I
Chapter 1. A Sketch of the Policeman's Working Personality
Chapter 2. Driving While Black
Chapter 3. The Stories, the Statistics, and the Law Why "Driving While Black" Matters
Chapter 4. Legitimacy and Cooperation
Chapter 5. Race and Policing in Different Ecological Contexts
Chapter 6. Racially Biased Policing
Introduction to Part II
Chapter 7. Methods for Assessing Racially Biased Policing
Chapter 8. Using Geographic Information Systems to Study Race, Crime, and Policing
Chapter 9. Beyond Stop Rates
Chapter 10. State of the Science in Racial Profiling Research
Introduction to Part III
Chapter 11. Driving While Black
Chapter 12. Citizens' Demeanor, Race, and Traffic Stops
Chapter 13. Street Stops and Broken Windows Revisited
Chapter 14. Community Characteristics and Police Search Rates
Chapter 15. Blind Justice
Chapter 16. Race, Bias, and Police Use of the TASER
Introduction to Part IV
Chapter 17. Space, Place, and Immigration
Chapter 18. Revisiting the Role of Latinos and Immigrants in Police Research
Chapter 19. New Avenues for Profi ling and Bias Research
Chapter 20. Preventing Racially Biased Policing through Internal and External Controls
Chapter 21. Democratic Policing
Chapter 22. Moving Beyond Profi ling
About the Contributors
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Jul 2020)
- Rice, Stephen K., editor., Editor,
White, Michael D., editor., Editor,
- Contained In:
- De Gruyter University Press Library.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.18574/9780814777480 doi
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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