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Race, class, gender, and justice in the United States : a text-reader

Author: Charles E Reasons; Darlene J Conley; Julius Debro
Publisher: Boston, MA ; Toronto : Allyn and Bacon, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Substantial introductions to the six sections of 18 readings comprise the textbook. Together they introduce the three issues as interrelated, instead of separate as most texts and readers treat  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Reasons; Darlene J Conley; Julius Debro
ISBN: 0205279945 9780205279944
OCLC Number: 869082914
Description: x, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: I. A NEW LOOK AT RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND JUSTICE. 1. Gender, Class and Race in Three High Profile Crimes: The Cases of New Bedford, Central Park and Bensonhurst, Lynn Chancer. 2. Permeation of Race, National Origin and Gender Issues From Initial Law Enforcement Contact Through Sentencing: The Need for Sensitivity, Equalitarianism and Vigilance in the Criminal Justice System, Arthur Burnett. II. EXPLANATIONS. 3. African American Male Students Are Getting Caught in a Spider's Web: But It Definitely Isn't Charlotte's Web, Sherri Seyfried. 4. Racial Politics, Racial Disparities, and the War on Crime, Michael Tonry. 5. Latinos and Lethal Violence: The Impact of Poverty and Inequality, Ramiro Martinez, Jr. 6. Violence Against Gays and Lesbians, Charles Reasons and Quentin Hughson. III. THE LAW. 7. Law and Inequality: Race, Gender...And of Course, Class, Carroll Seron and Frank Munger. 8. Law and Race in Early America, W. Haywood Burns. 9. Race, Class and Gender: O.J. Revisited, Riley Olstead. IV. POLICING. 10. Driving While Black: Corollary Phenomena and Collateral Consequences, Kathryn Russell. 11. Adding Color to a Black and White Picture: Using Qualitative Data to Explain Racial Disproportionality in the Juvenile Justice System, Darlene Conley. 12. Boston Cops and Black Churches, Christopher Winship and Jenny Berien. V. THE COURTS. 13. Flotsam on the Sea of Humanity: A View from the Bench on Class, Race and Gender, Justin M. Johnson. 14. When Enough is Enough: Battered Women's Decision-Making Around Court Orders of Protection, K. Fisher and M. Rose. 15. Socioeconomic Status and the Sentencing of the Traditional Offender, Stewart D'Alessio and Lisa Stolzenberg. VI. CORRECTIONS. 16. Black Muslims in California Prisons: The Beginning of a Social Movement for Black Prisoners in U.S., Darlene Conley and Julius Debro. 17. Race Matters in the Vermont Prison System: Reaction of Prisoners of Color to Racism in Imprisonment, Laura Fishman. 18. The Children of Female African American Prisoners, Catherine Fisher Collins.
Responsibility: [edited by] Charles E. Reasons, Darlene J. Conley, Julius Debro.


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