Race and Crime A Text/Reader

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ISBN-13: 9781412989077
Edition: 2012
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Shaun L. Gabbidon is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his PhD in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbidon has served as a fellow at Harvard University's W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research and as an adjunct faculty member in the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include race and crime, criminal justice and criminology pedagogy, and private security.nbsp; Professor Gabbidon is the author of more than 100 scholarly publications, including 60 peer-reviewed articles and 11 books.nbsp;

Helen Taylor Greene is Professor of Administration of Justice in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs (SPA) at Texas Southern University (TSU). She completed her BS in Sociology at Howard University, her MS in the Administration of Justice at American University, and both her MA in Political Science and PhD in Criminology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her areas of research include race and crime, juvenile justice, and policing. She has authored and co-authored books, has peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and hasnbsp;served as lead editor for the Encyclopedia of Race and Crime (2009).nbsp;

Foreword
Preface and Introduction
How to Read a Research Article
Overview of Race, Ethnicity and Crime
Section Highlights
The Concepts of Race and Ethnicity
Prejudice and Discrimination
Race and Crime in American History
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
The History of Native Americans and the Misdirected Study of Organized Crime
Race as Class
Marginalized White Ethnicity, Race and Crime
Extent of Crime and Victimization
Section Highlights
Sources of Crime and Victimization Statistics
Limitations of Crime, Arrest, and Victimization Statistics
Race and the Extent of Crime and Victimization
Race and Victimization
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
Intimate Partner Homicide: Review and Implications of Research and Policy
Exploring Bystander Presence and Intervention in Nonfatal Violent Victimization: When Does Helping Really Help?
Co-offending and the Age-Crime Curve
Theoretical Perspectives on Race and Crime
Section Highlights
What Is Theory?
Biological Theories on Race and Crime
Sociological Theories on Race and Crime
Social Disorganization
Collective Efficacy
Strain/Anomie Theory
General Strain Theory
The Colonial Model
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
Are Hispanics the New "Threat"? Minority Group Threat and Fear of Crime in Miami-Dade County
Do Theories of Crime or Violence Explain Race Differences in Delinquency?
a General Strain Theory of Racial Differences in Criminal Offending
Racial Discriminaton and Hirschi's Criminological Classic: a Chapter in the Sociology of Knowledge
Juvenile Justice
Section Highlights
Overview of the Juvenile Justice System
Race and Juvenile Justice
Race, Juvenile Crime, and Victimization
Delinquency Prevention
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
Disproportionate Minority Confinement of Juveniles: a National Examination of Black-White Disparity in Placements, 1997-2006
Things Are Tough All Over: Race, Ethnicity, Class, and School Discipline
The Provision and Completion of Gender-Specific Services for Girls on Probation: Variation by Race and Ethnicity
Policing
Section Highlights
Overview of Policing in America
History of Policing
Race and Policing
Contemporary Issues in Race and Policing
Racial Profiling
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
An Inquiry Into the Impact of Suspect Race on Police Use of Tasers
Lessons of the Street Code: Policy Implications for Reducing Violent Victimization Among Disadvantaged Citizens
Racial Bias in Case Processing: Does Victim Race Affect Police Clearance of Violent Crime Incidents?
Courts and Sentencing
Section Highlights
Overview of American Courts and Sentencing
Contemporary Issues on Race and Courts
Contemporary Issues in Race and Sentencing
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
Race-Based Judgments, Race-Neutral Justifications: Experimental Examination of Peremptory Use and the Batson Challenge Procedure
Race Effects of Representation Among Federal Court Workers: Does Black Workforce Representation Reduce Sentencing Disparities?
Punishing the "Model Minority": Asian-American Criminal Sentencing Outcomes in Federal District Courts
The Death Penalty
Section Highlights
Overview of Race and the Death Penalty
Significant Death Penalty Cases
Current Statistics on the Death Penalty
Public Opinion and the Death Penalty
Wrongful Convictions
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
Hispanics and the Death Penalty: Discriminatory Charging Practices in San Joaquin County, California
Governing Through Crime as Commonsense Racism: Race, Space, and Death Penalty "Reform" in Delaware
Persuasion and Resistance: Race and the Death Penalty in America
Corrections
Section Highlights
Overview of Corrections
Race and Corrections in Historical Context
Racial Disparities in Corrections
Prisoner Reentry
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Web Resources
Readings:
The Racialization of Crime and Punishment: Criminal Justice, Color-Blind Racism, and the Political Economy of the Prison Industrial Complex
The Role of Offender Risk Assessment: a Policy Maker Guide
The Black Family and Mass Incarceration
Glossary
Appendix: Race and Crime Timeline
Credits and Sources
References
Index
About the Authors

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