Edition: 6th 2015
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This comprehensive, student-friendly text is like no other on the market for those students who will become part of a diverse workforce and who, in their future careers, will encounter citizens from many backgrounds. Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, 6e,addresses topics of key concern to criminal justice and emergency service professionals, including cultural awareness, prejudice, bias, racial profiling, hate and bias crimes, cross-cultural communication and diverse workforce issues such as recruitment and retention of minorities. The content deepens readers' understanding of many diverse groups in our multicultural population, broadly focusing on ethnicity, race, culture and sexual orientation as well as on other societal and cultural sub-groups, including immigrants/refugees, homeless, mentally ill and gangs. The book also addresses multicultural issues that relate to terrorism, homeland security and disaster preparedness. The information and insights contained in the text will contribute to the increasing levels of professionalism that are required to respond to multicultural diversity issues. Using cases, guidelines, and protocols, it focuses on the contact police officers and civilian employees have with the community and stresses the importance of cultural awareness, understanding, and respect. Instructors adopting this textbook will also have access to a complete learning package which will stimulate students' higher level thinking. Teaching and Learning Experience This book serves as a highly significant roadmap for law enforcement with a comprehensive look at the impact of cross-cultural and diversity challenges within the criminal justice field. It provides: Extensive, in-depth coverage: thescope of subject matter sets this text apart from its competitors Culture-specific chapters: exposes readers to an understanding of cultural, racial and ethnic groups without relying on stereotypical descriptions Complete learning package: makes course preparation and learning easier