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Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policing Social Context and Social Control

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ISBN-10: 0275929833

ISBN-13: 9780275929831

Edition: 1989

Authors: Pamela Irving Jackson

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In a major contribution to the criminology literature, Pamela Irving Jackson examines the societal expectations for police work--from national, regional, and local perspectives--and attempts to identify the conflicts within these expectations. Basing her study upon quantitative analysis of the determinants of police spending in cities throughout the United States during the 1970s, Jackson demonstrates that the history, traditions, socioeconomic traits, and racial and ethnic population mix characteristic of each social context influence the expectations set for police officers and the support they are accorded. An exploration of newspapers' treatment of the police and issues of…    
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Book details

List price: $86.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 7/7/1989
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policing Social Context in the National and Historical Perspective Minority Visibility and Social Control Across the Nation
Variations in Hostility and Social Control
The Changing National Perspective
A Decade of Transition in Large Industrial Cities Mid-Sized Cities at the End of the Decade A Decade's Change in Southern and Western Cities Policing, Minorities, and Social Context
Conclusions and Implications
Appendix
Index