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Understanding race and crime

Author: Colin Webster, (Criminologist)
Publisher: Berkshire, Eng. ; New York : Open University Press : McGraw-Hill, 2007.
Series: Crime and justice (Buckingham, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are some ethnic minorities associated with higher levels of offending? How can racist violence be explained? Are the reasons for offending and victimization among ethnic minorities different from those among ethnic majorities? This book provides an introduction to the debates and controversies about race, crime and criminal justice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Webster, Colin, Dr.
Understanding race and crime.
Berkshire, Eng. ; New York : Open University Press : McGraw-Hill, 2007
(OCoLC)183311489
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Webster, (Criminologist)
ISBN: 9780335230396 0335230393 0335204775 9780335204779
OCLC Number: 245016708
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 239 pages)
Contents: Font cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series editor's foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Conceptualising 'race' and crime: racialisation and criminalisation; Chapter 2 Origins: criminology, eugenics and 'the criminal type'; Chapter 3 Context: race, place and fear of crime; Chapter 4 Offending and victimisation; Chapter 5 Racist violence; Chapter 6 Race, policing and disorder; Chapter 7 Race, criminal justice and penality: difference or discrimination?; Chapter 8 'Race', class, masculinities and crime: family, schooling and peer groups.
Series Title: Crime and justice (Buckingham, England)
Responsibility: Colin Webster.
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The book provides a conceptual framework in which racism, race and crime might be better understood. It traces the historical origins of how thinking about crime came to be associated with racism and  Read more...

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