By Dr. Helen T. (Taylor) Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon

“The association of the reader’s guide-especially the groupings of landmark instances, race riots, and criminology theories-is striking … different comparable titles lack the breadth, aspect, and accessibility of this paintings … instructed for all libraries; crucial for complete social reviews collections.”-Library JournalAs obvious nearly day-by-day on neighborhood and nationwide information, race traditionally and shortly figures prominently in crime and justice reporting in the usa, within the components of hate crimes, racial profiling, sentencing disparities, wrongful convictions, felon disenfranchisement, political prisoners, juveniles and the loss of life penalty, and culturally particular delinquency prevention courses. The Encyclopedia of Race and Crime covers matters in either historic and modern context, with details on race and ethnicity and their influence on crime and the management of justice. those volumes provide a better appreciation for the same historic reports of assorted racial and ethnic teams and illustrate how race and ethnicity has mattered and maintains to subject within the management of yank legal justice.Key FeaturesCovers a few huge thematic components: easy ideas and theories of felony justice; the police, courts, and corrections; juvenile justice; public coverage; the media; businesses; particular teams and populations; and particular situations and biographiesAddresses such themes as gender, hate/bias crimes, immigrant reviews, foreign and cross-cultural concerns, race and gangs, and race and legislation, provides reviews of all significant racial and ethnic teams within the united states, together with Asians, Blacks, Latinos, local americans, and Ethnic Whites, in addition to spiritual minorities, comparable to MuslimsIncludes insurance of contemporary incidents just like the alleged rape of a black lady North Carolina vital collage pupil via white male contributors of the Duke collage Lacrosse Team;, the Jena 6 incident; the Tulia, Texas drug arrests; the Rodney King beating; the O. J. Simpson trials within the Nineties; and newer racial profiling incidentsTwo appendices offer details on finding and analyzing statistical facts on race and crime, in addition to distinctive directions on the way to entry statistical information on the internet for such particular components as arrests, medications, gang club, hate crimes, murder traits, juvenile justice, criminal populations, racial profiling, the dying penalty, and victimizationBecause the subject of race and crime is of large curiosity and relevance, entries during this Encyclopedia are written in an obtainable kind to attract a vast viewers, making it a welcome boost to educational and public libraries alike.

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