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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel Walker; Cassia Spohn; Miriam DeLone
|Description:||xx, 459 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Race, Ethnicity and Crime: the Present Crisis. The colors of America: racial and ethnic categories ; The geography of racial and ethnic justice ; Disparity versus discrimination ; A theoretical perspective on race, ethnicity, and crime --
Victims and Offenders: Myths and Realities About Crime. A broader picture of the crime victim ; Picture of the typical offender ; Crime as an intraracial event ; Crime as an interracial (hate) event ; Ethnic youth gangs. --
Race, Ethnicity, Social Structure, and Crime. The images from hurricane Katrina ; Economic inequality ; Community social structure. --
Residential segregation ; Theoretical perspectives on inequality and crime ; Inequality and social reform. --
Justice on the Street? : the Police and Racial and Ethnic Minorities. Unequal justice? ; A long history of conflict ; The police and a changing America ; Public attitudes about the police ; Policing racial and ethnic minority communities ; Police use of deadly force ; "Police brutality" : police use of physical force ; Discrimination in arrests? ; Traffic stops: racial profiling ; Street stops and frisks ; Verbal abuse ; Police officer attitudes and behavior ; Police corruption and people of color ; Police-community relations programs ; Citizen complaints against the police ; Citizen oversight of the police ; Police employment practices. --
The Courts: a Quest for Justice During the Pretrial Process. The situation today ; Decisions regarding counsel and bail ; Charging and plea bargaining decisions. --
Justice on the Bench? : Trial and Adjudication in Criminal Court. Selection of the jury pool ; The peremptory challenge: racial profiling in the courtroom? ; Playing the "race card" in a criminal trial. --
Race and Sentencing: In Search of Fairness and Justice. Racial disparity insentencing ; Empirical research on race and sentencing ; When does race/ethnicity matter? ; Sentencing reform: the quest for a just punishment system. --
The Color of Death: Race and the Death Penalty. The constitutionality of the death penalty ; Attitudes toward capital punishment ; Race and the death penalty: the empirical evidence ; McCleskey v. Kemp: the Supreme Court and racial discrimination in the application of the death penalty ; The death penalty in the 21st century. --
Corrections in America: a Colorful Portrait, Corrections vs. College: Minorities in Society. The incarcerated: prison and jail populations ; Jails and minorities ; Community corrections ; Theoretical perspectives on the racial distribution of correctional populations. --
Minority Youth and Crime: Minority Youth in Court. Young racial minorities as victims and offenders ; Juveniles of color and the police --
Race/ethnicity and the juvenile justice system ; Juveniles under correctional supervision. --
The Color of Justice. Race, crime, and justice.
|Series Title:||Contemporary issues in crime and justice series.|
|Responsibility:||Samuel Walker, Cassia Spohn, Miriam DeLone.|
- Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
- Race discrimination -- United States.
- Ethnicity -- United States.
- Social structure -- United States.
- Minorities -- Crimes against -- United States.
- Police misconduct -- United States.
- United States -- Race relations.
- United States -- Social conditions.
- Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
- Minorities -- Crimes against.
- Police misconduct.
- Race discrimination.
- Race relations.
- Social history.
- Social structure.
- United States.
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