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Race, Ethnicity and Crime : Alternate Perspectives.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Dianne.
Publication:
New York : Algora Publishing, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (249 pages)
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Subjects:
Race.
Crime and race.
Ethnicity.
Mass media and race relations.
Justice, Administration of.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This fresh new textbook to balance theory and the real world, addressing topics relating to race, ethnicity, criminality and criminalization, looking at the criminal justice system, the media, and the death penalty. In addition to information on crime and incarceration rates, White-collar crime, and the "typical criminal," the discussion of minorities and public perceptions is set within a broader context including the issues of terrorism and human trafficking, where race and ethnicity are also vital to public perceptions.
Contents:
Intro
Table of Contents
Preface
Chapter 1. Race, Ethnicity and Criminality. Is There a Relationship?
Chapter 2. The Criminal Justice System
Chapter 3. Race, Ethnicity and the Media
Chapter 4. Race and the Death Penalty
Chapter 5. Race, Ethnicity and Terrorism
Chapter 6. Race, Ethnicity and Human Trafficking.
Chapter 7. Race, Ethnicity and the Concept of Crime- An Alternate Perspective
Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Williams, Dianne Race, Ethnicity and Crime
ISBN:
9780875869179
9780875869155
OCLC:
821198171